Pronunciation Games

Pronunciation Games

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Pronunciation Games is a teacher's resource book containing photocopiable pronunciation games for use in the classroom. Each unit contains an enjoyable activity designed to raise learners' awareness of an aspect of English pronunciation. The activities are suitable for use with a wide range of levels and focus on pronunciation points ranging from individual sounds and word stress to sentence stress and intonation. The Teacher's Pages provide clear instructions for conducting each game, background information and suggestions for adapting the games to the needs of particular groups of learners.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 108 pages
  • 221 x 297 x 14mm | 363g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0521467357
  • 9780521467353
  • 124,454

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This book contains a collection of varied and imaginative activities for the practice of English pronunciation. The activities can be used as awareness raising activities or for controlled practice or revision. The teacher's pages provide clear instructions for conducting each game, background information and suggestions for adapting the games to the needs of particular groups of learners. These pages are followed, where necessary, by photocopiable material for the students.
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Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; How to use this book; Key to phonetic symbols; Glossary of phonological terms; Games: key types and associated vocabulary; SECTION A SYLLABLES AND STRESS A1 Making tracks; A2 Stress moves; A3 Syllable soup; A4 Cluster busters; A5 Stress snap; A6 Stress dice; A7 Stepping stones; A8 Chinese chequers; A9 Happy families; A10 Stress maze; SECTION B SOUND AWARENESS B1 Hidden names; B2 Find the Rule; B3 Pronunciation journey; B4 Four-sided dominoes; B5 Sound pictures; B6 Win a word; B7 Two-vowel jigsaws; B8 Ludo; B9 Simple sound mazes; B10 Complex sound mazes; B11 Battleships; B12 Join the dots; B13 Sound dice; B14 Phonetic crosswords; B15 Bingo; B16 Phonetic code; SECTION C CONNECTED SPEECH C1 Link maze; C2 Dictation computer; C3 A language called da-da; C4 Rhythm dominoes; C5 Fishing; C6 Compound clues; C7 Contradict me; C8 Don't tell me; C9 Intonation monopoly; C10 Intonation directions
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Review quote

'Resounding standing ovation ... what we've been waiting for ... exactly what we needed ... ' Kate Nelson, Edinburgh Tutorial College 'My students find using this book great fun and so do I.' BBC English, 1997 'What I also consider very important is the FUN, which we all had ... I think this book has been well planned. The varied and imaginative games makes this an interesting book to consider for pronunciation practice.' ETAS Newsletter vol 14. no 2
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