Pronunciation Bites
8.5K views | +4 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
onto Pronunciation Bites
Scoop.it!

Teaching Pronunciation that Matters (by Nina Septina)

Teaching Pronunciation that Matters (by Nina Septina) | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Pronunciation is like an art to me, and I’ve always enjoyed it. It is like learning how to play guitar, where we have to figure out when to use different picking strategies or strumming patterns to...
more...
No comment yet.
Pronunciation Bites
On this page you will find a collection of tweets, posts, websites, articles, and videos related to phonetics and pronunciation. The inclusion of the materials on this collection does not imply endorsement in any way. Theoretical errors, or biased views of any kind are not my own. (More Pronunciation Bites activity on Blogger, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest: http://about.me/pronunciationbites)***Use the tag search below or the filter on top to do topic search ***
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

How your accent taps into the prejudice of your listener

How your accent taps into the prejudice of your listener | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Our accents are varied and can offer humour to an audience. How and why do we find some accents and dialect more humorous than others?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

The Importance of Phonetics and Phonology in the Teaching of Pronunciation - EFL Magazine

The Importance of Phonetics and Phonology in the Teaching of Pronunciation - EFL Magazine | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
The Importance of Phonetics and Phonology in the Teaching of Pronunciation.Introduction The teaching of pronunciation has witnessed remarkable changes
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

A phonological description of beatbox noises

A phonological description of beatbox noises | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

Human voices are unique – but our study shows we're not that good at recognising them

Human voices are unique – but our study shows we're not that good at recognising them | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Would you be able to recognise the voice of your first primary school teacher, if you heard them again today?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

All Things Linguistic

All Things Linguistic | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
A chart of how common different phonemes are in languages around the world, from a paper by Suzy J. Styles. (Larger version of image.)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

The language rules we know – but don’t know we know

The language rules we know – but don’t know we know | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Mark Forsyth tasted internet fame this week when a passage from a book he wrote went viral. He explains more language secrets that native speakers know without knowing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

Uptalk in Surrey: The Twinning Hypothesis

Uptalk in Surrey: The Twinning Hypothesis | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Uptalk, also called upspeak, rising intonation, and (misleadingly) high-rising terminal, is where someone ends a statement as though it were a question? These two are for illustration? Uptalk is st…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

Interspeech 2017: Registration news!

Interspeech 2017: Registration news! | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
It is now possible to pay the ISCA membership directly from the Interspeech 2017 registration page. A service fee is included in this option. Please note that your ISCA membership must be valid throught Interspeech 2017 dates (20-24 August). Welcome!  
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marina N. Cantarutti
Scoop.it!

Does your accent make you sound smarter?

Does your accent make you sound smarter? | Pronunciation Bites | Scoop.it
Some of us will speak with a posher voice if we think it will make the right impression, but is it worth it? Accents are more than just about how we speak, writes Chi Luu
more...
No comment yet.