Pronunciation and Phonology in the EFL Classroom - Manner of Articulation Pt. 1


This video is part of our series on pronunciation and phonology in the EFL classroom and focuses on the manners of articulation. These include plosive, affricative, fricative, nasal, lateral and approximate sounds. It is important to understand how we make these sounds as different languages have different sounds.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

Understanding the concepts of the Engage Study Activate lesson plan was the most interesting. From the Straight Arrow, Boomerang and Patchwork lesson, the different orders and ways to construct a lesson was interesting. I'm guessing that the Patchwork lesson is the hardest to manage and prepare for, but the most useful in not becoming predictable for the students.Appreciated thinking about the numerous roles teachers possess and the ways these roles affect classroom response and behavior. This is helpful in establishing a better understanding of how to manage your classroom, simply in the role that you hold. I also found it important to recognize the many reasons people choose to learn english and what motivates students.