Pronunciation and Phonology in the EFL Classroom - Phonemes

 

This video is part of our series on pronunciation and phonology in the EFL classroom and focuses on phonemes in the English language. Phonemes represent a sound in the English language. The phonemic alphabet helps students of English find their way through the sometimes confusing spelling patterns of English words.


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.

This unit breaks down past tense, it gives a good break down of the past tense down to an elementary level. The examples are great even for native english speakers, they really are a good refresher for someone who has not been in school for an extended period of time. Not only is this course a learning experience for teaching methods but it is a refresher as well.This unit help me understand what a real teacher is and what is his/her roll in the classroom and with the students. Also that a good learner came in a variety of ages and my job as a teacher is to help my students reach their next level. To achieve these the teacher need complete understanding of his/her rolls and how to used them based on the students necessity.