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


This video is part of our series on pronunciation and phonology in the EFL classroom and focuses on the place of articulation. This describes the placement of the vocal organs when producing a sound. In this video, we particularly look at our vocal organs used to produce 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.

This unit looks at teaching English to more specialized groups of students such as beginners, individual students and Business English students. It also details on how to do a Needs Analysis and planning a course when teaching English for a specific purposes. I have learned the different teaching techniques to apply depending on the special group that is involved.We must know when to be firm and when to leave the students alone. In other words the teacher must be flexible and change his/her role according to the activity and situation without being dominant or leaving the students uncertain. Classroom Management is the skill of organising and managing the class, having a friendly, relaxed manner and maintaining discipline.