PRONUNCIATION RESOURCES ACROSS THE WEB

PRONUNCIATION RESOURCES ACROSS THE WEB

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PRONUNCIATION RESOURCES ACROSS THE WEB

You will need these resources to improve your English pronunciation

About.com—Pronunciation Techniques

http://esl.about.com/od/pronunciationtechniques/Pronunciation_Techniques.htm

The website provides some articles and pronunciation practice on different aspects of pronunciation, like stress, intonation, and the segmental parts. Lesson plans focusing on pronunciation for teachers are also available on this website.

ESL Pronunciation Work Page

http://www.e-pron.com/

It is an ESL pronunciation work page, providing a list of online learning activities with the teaching materials and assignments, as well as  a list of recommended pronunciation training software.

Sounds of English

http://www.soundsofenglish.org/

This website includes a number of useful links on pronunciation learning, pictures, sounds, and videos to help you with English pronunciatio. It also provides activities and exercises for English pronunciation and listening, along with handouts, guides and tips for teachers

ESL Independent Study Lab-Pronunciation

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/pronunciation.html

This website compiled the best Internet resources for ESL/EFL students. All Web sites are clearly annotated. The strength of this website is the learning materials and resources (website recommendations) are arranged according to students’ levels (beginner/advanced beginner, intermediate, upper intermediate, advanced).

Rachel’s English —Sound Chart

http://www.rachelsenglish.com/sound_chart

This website is an American English Pronunciation Guide. This website was created by Rachel to help people improve their American English pronunciation with the help of a series of videos presentations showing us the features and pronunciation techniques of American English.

Rachel’s YouTube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?annotation_id=annotation_765922&feature=iv&list=PL060BF75DE0656DF0&src_vid=XpXhHP85hVU

This YouTube Channel contains a lot of video classes made by Rachel to teach students how to pronounce American English  in real life situations.

TeacherMelanie’s YouTube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/TeacherMelanie/videos

This YouTube Channel contains a lot of video classes made by Melanie demonstrating how to pronounce American English.

Englishteachermelanie.com—pronunciation

http://www.englishteachermelanie.com/pronunciation/

This website provides some videos of American English pronunciation lessons made by an ESL teacher Melanie.

English Pronunciation/Listening from Okanagan University

http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/

This website contains abundant pronunciation training activities including videos of the mouth, teeth and tongue in the correct positions, as well as audios for minimal pairs, tongue twisters and dialogues.

The speech accent archive by Steven

http://accent.gmu.edu/

The Foreign Accent Archive provides a great resource for examining accented English and predicting pronunciation problems. The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.

EnglishClub.com Pronunciation for ESL learners

http://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/index.htm

This website offers pronunciation lessons and exercises from various aspects of pronunciation training, ranging from the basic concepts of English sound system and clear explanation of pronunciation terms to useful exercises for both students and teachers, If users have questions about English pronunciation, they can ask a question at their discussion forum.

BBC Learning English—Pronunciation tips

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/pron/sounds/

In this website, pronunciation tips, videos, quizzes, activities, and program downloads are provided to practice English pronunciations.

Pronunciation Lessons Developed by HKUST

http://lc.ust.hk/~material/pl/index.html

There are 20 lessons on English pronunciation and 20 pieces of further practice on the most confusing pairs, like /l/and / n/, and /Q/and /e/ in this website. Each lesson introduces an aspect of English pronunciation and ends with short tasks for practice. This website is developed by HKUST with a special focus on ESL learners in Hong Kong.

香港理工大學語音導修

http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/VTP/english/main.htm

This is an English pronunciation learning website developed by Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which includes sections like the English sound system, the pronunciation rules and also some remedial practices for students.

shiporsheep.com

http://shiporsheep.com/

English language pronunciation practice with minimal pairs. Users can simply mouse over the words to hear their pronunciation of the words.  This website contains exercises and quizzes on minimal pairs, word stress, different English sounds, like vowels, diphthong, final consonant, consonant clusters, and etc. Some songs, poems, and tongue twisters for improving pronunciation are also provided on this website.

To Learn English.com

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/cgi2/myexam/liaison.php?liaison=_alphabet_prononciation

This website contains many recommended video lessons, interesting games and exercises for pronunciation learning and teaching.

Pronunciation of English Vowels with Jennifer ESL

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4B28722936C871E8

This YouTube page contains a list of videos introducing how to pronounce English vowels produced by Jennifer.

Language Avenue—English Tongue Twisters

http://languageavenue.com/teaching-ideas/english-tongue-twisters/sound-th-vs-s

This website provides some English tongue twisters that are great for helping students practice the difference between confusing sound pairs, like “th” and “s”.

Alpha Dictionary.com

http://www.alphadictionary.com/articles/mispronounced_words.html
A list of the most often mispronounced words in English

ESLgold.com

http://www.eslgold.net/pronunciation/teaching_pronunciation.html

Aside from the pronunciation tips, diagnostic exercises, lesson plan and ideas, this site also provides a recommendation list of useful learning websites.

Austin’s TESOL Blog

http://austinstesolblog.blogspot.hk/search/label/pronunciation

This site  provides abundant resources for pronunciation learning, like videos, games, and useful links.

ESL Pronunciation Work Page

http://www.e-pron.com/

It is an ESL Pronunciation Work Page with many lesson materials and exercises.

Vowel Spotting

http://blogjam.name/vowel%20spotting/

This program is designed to help you learn the spelling to sound correspondences for vowels of General British English

ESL ALL

http://www.eslall.com/learn_english_75.html

This website provides various pronunciation lesson resources based on different topics, like linking, word stress, and schwa in English.

ESLpoint.com

http://www.eslpoint.com/

ESL Point offers emergency lesson plans, handouts, and tips for English teaching. When you go to the pronunciation page, you can find quick links of online materials, exercises and  quizzes based on users’ levels.

ESLflow.com

http://www.eslflow.com/pronunciationlessonplans.html

The website contains pronunciation worksheets, activities and exercise for pronunciation learning. For teachers, this website also provides ESL tips for teaching pronunciation.

Free Pronunciation Worksheet

http://busyteacher.org/classroom_activities-pronunciation-worksheets/

This is a website where you can find a lot of pronunciation teaching worksheets.

English Pronunciation/Listening by New Okanagan College

http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/

This website provides you with  videos, audios, and worksheet for pronunciation teaching.

British English Pronunciation by Linguaspectrum

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL67CF2C29C5D476A3

This is a YouTube page which contains a serious of video lessons about the British English pronunciation

ESL Pronunciation Exercises Online

http://www.englishmedialab.com/pronunciation.html

This website offers free ESL pronunciation quizzes,  activities, video lessons, and intonation exercises.

 

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