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Phonology Resources

Okay, so I'm a list guy, sometimes, and sometimes I even update these lists. I've attached here a web list of sites my students and I have found useful for teaching and learning phonology and/or English pronunciation. Iif you would be able to make use of this list as a resource, feel free to take and do with it whatever you wish. Here's the list: Internet Resources

PronunciationDoctor on Youtube offers over 2000 free videos online. Most of them focus on pronunciation. Others deal with greater aspects of oral communication, advanced grammar, reading and vocabulary, and English for specific purposes such as child care. There are also playlists of Americana, games, and software for language learning. After you get to the channel, open the Playlists and choose Phrase by Phrase Pronunciation, for example.

A COLLECTION OF UNSORTED LINKS with thanks to Moyra Sweetnam Evans

1. Brief article on what to do with a new class:

http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/teacher/Activities.html

2. Some links for ice-breakers and warmers before starting the main lesson:

http://www.englishclub.com/english-club-warm-up.htm

http://www.english-zone.com/teach/category.html

http://www.english-to-go.com/guests/whats_a_warmer.cfm?CFID=4017&CFTOKEN=87948945

http://www.longman.com/cuttingedge/teachers/tt_warmersm.html

http://www.developingteachers.com/newsletterplans/News_warmers_nov1999.htm

http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Dycus-Jigsaw.html

3. Ideas for different themes:

http://iteslj.org/questions/

http://www.agendaweb.org/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/

http://www.eslcity.com/english/?doc=bbs/gnuboard.php&bo_table=topics

http://www.eslcity.com/english/?doc=bbs/gnuboard.php&bo_table=write

http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/index.php

http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/offseason.php

http://www.learnenglish.de/vocabpage.html

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards.php

http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/atoz.php

http://www.themeday.com/summaries.htm

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4. Cloze and jigsaw

http://www.discover.tased.edu.au/openit/other%20things/other%20intro.htm

http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Dycus-Jigsaw.html

http://www.hltmag.co.uk/may02/less2.htm

http://www.sprachenzentrum.com/dtl/engl/module2/design/cloze.htm

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Teaching beginners

http://www.agendaweb.org/

http://www.eslcity.com/english/?doc=bbs/gnuboard.php&bo_table=beggin_worksheet

http://www.learnenglish.de/basicspage.htm

http://www.learn-english-online.org/

http://www.marksesl.com/begworksheets.htm

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2. Here is a link to a learning styles diagnostic test:

http://www.onestopenglish.com/section.asp?catid=58132&docid=145057

3. A link for teaching for specific learning styles:

http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/learningstyle.php

4. And an article on learning styles:

http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/FLAnnals.pdf

5. Here is a link to a learning styles diagnostic test:

http://www.onestopenglish.com/section.asp?catid=58132&docid=145057

http://www.hltmag.co.uk/nov07/sart10.htm

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/lesson-plans/multiple-intelligences-what-are-you-good

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/activities/planning-lessons-students-preferred-learning-styles

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Games etc.

http://allrecipes.com/
http://asiarecipe.com/
http://iteslj.org/cw/
http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Games/
http://pw1.netcom.com/~tnewmann/xword.htm
http://www.ahajokes.com/
http://www.basicjokes.com/
http://www.englishclub.com/esl-games/index.htm
http://www.eslgames.com/
http://www.esl-games.net/articles/learning-esl.html
http://www.esl-games.net/articles/using-games.html
http://www.free-english.com/english/Games.aspx
http://www.genkienglish.net/games.htm
http://www.johnsesl.com/printables/introductions/introductions.pdf
http://www.johnsesl.com/printables/invitations/invitations.pdf
http://www.johnsesl.com/teller.shtml
http://www.learnenglish.de/gamespage.htm
http://www.manythings.org/
http://www.mes-english.com/games.php
http://www.paperfolding.com/
http://www.quia.com/custom/1055main.html
http://www.rong-chang.com/game.htm
http://www.syvum.com/iq/

http://www.uexpress.com/dearabby/

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/activities/circle-games

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To promote cross-cultural awareness in students.

http://au.dir.yahoo.com/reference/calendars/

http://edweb.sdsu.edu/people/CGuanipa/cultshok.htm

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

http://www.corsinet.com/trivia/scary.html

http://www.culturebridge.com/articles/index.html

http://www.elc.byu.edu/weblinks2/links_holidays.php

http://www.learnenglish.de/britishculture.htm

http://www.netlaputa.ne.jp/~tokyo3/e/

http://www.oldsuperstitions.com/

http://www.theholidayzone.com/

http://hltmag.co.uk/jan08/sart05.htm

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Reading

http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/esl_reading.htm

http://esl.about.com/cs/readingresources/

http://esl.about.com/od/englishreadingskills/

http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Reading/

http://www.americanfolklore.net/esl-reading.html

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

http://www.lib.upm.edu.my/iisrea.html

http://www.mysterynet.com/

http://www.short-stories.co.uk/

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news and articles

http://news.google.com/

http://news.yahoo.com/

http://www.abyznewslinks.com/

http://www.englishpage.com/readingroom/readingroomintro.html

http://www.iht.com/

http://www.ipl.org/div/news/

http://www.nature.com/

http://www.newsweek.com/

http://www.rd.com/

http://www.smithsonianmagazine.com/

http://www.thenewamerican.com/artman/publish/cat_index_1.shtml

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Other things to read

http://www.howstuffworks.com/

http://www.world-mysteries.com/

http://gigglepoetry.com/

http://www.geocities.com/chrisd70/MonthArchive.html

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Task-based lessons that teach vocabulary creatively

http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/reading/main/vocabulary.htm

http://esl.about.com/cs/vocabulary/

http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/bl1000_list1.htm?once=true&

http://home.earthlink.net/~ruthpett/safari/

http://home.earthlink.net/~ruthpett/safari/megalist.htm#Jump5

http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/student/idioms/idiomsmain.html

http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Vocabulary/

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/etc.htm

http://www.coolquiz.com/quizzes/phrases/

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

http://www.eslflashcards.com/

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/6720/

http://www.learn-english-today.com/Proverbs/proverbs.html

http://www.manythings.org/proverbs/

http://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards.php

http://www.ohiou.edu/esl/english/vocabulary.html

http://www.pdictionary.com/

http://www.readingmatrix.com/directory/pages/Vocabulary/

http://www.thepotters.com/puzzles.html

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/

http://www.wordcentral.com/home.html

http://www.wordskills.com/

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Writing

http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Writing/

http://www.eslgo.com/classes/write/

http://www.longleaf.net/ggrow/7In/7IntelIndex.html

http://www.longleaf.net/ggrow/modes.html

http://www.longleaf.net/ggrow/transitions.html

http://www.mes-english.com/vkeypals.php

http://www.uoregon.edu/~leslieob/pizzaz.html

Use this teachers' guide, prepared by the BYU Language Centre, to learn about student placement, teaching non-literate adults and to find information and lesson ideas and resources for teaching beginners and intermediate levels.

http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/teacher/TeacherGuideMain.html

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Lesson planning

http://linguistics.byu.edu/faculty/henrichsenl/lessonplanning

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/methodology/planning2.shtml

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/methodology/planning1.shtml

Survey of language learning approaches

http://www.sil.org/lingualinks/LANGUAGELEARNING/WaysToApproachLanguageLearning/ABriefSurveyOfLanguageLearning.htm

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Communicative language teaching

Galloway, A. (1993). “Communicative language teaching – an introduction” at http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/gallow01.html

Beale, J. (2002). “Is communicative language teaching a thing of the past?” at http://www.jasonbeale.com/essaypages/clt_essay.html

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TBL

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/methodology/task_based.shtml

http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/foreignlang/conf/task1.htm

http://www.jalt-publications.org/tlt/files/98/jul/willis.html

http://www.onestopenglish.com/section.asp?catid=59430&docid=146389

Beginners

Beare, K. “Absolute beginner English” at http://esl.about/com/od/teachingbeginners/a/ab_beg_intro_2.htm

British Council “Questions and answers: Teaching absolute beginners” at http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/talk/questions/absolute_beginners.shtml

http://www.free-clipart-pictures.net/

materials

http://www.ameprc.mq.edu.au/docs/fact_sheets/Teaching_Issues_Fact_Sheet_10.pdfhttp://hltmag.co.uk/jul07/mart01.htm

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Good teachers

Use this link to see what characteristics students think good teachers should have.

http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/teacher/bestteacher.html

http://www.cewca.org/PDF/self-assessment%20guide.pdf

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/articles/teacher-talking-time

http://www.tttjournal.co.uk/uploads/File/back_articles/Breaking%20rules.pdf

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Teaching students from different cultures

Peterson, E. & Coltrane, B. (2003). “Culture in second language teaching” in ERIC Digest (http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/0309peterson.html )

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/articles/intercultural-learning-1

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/articles/intercultural-learning-2

http://iteslj.org/Lessons/Kajiura-Intercultural.html

http://iteslj.org/questions/culture.html

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Reading

http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/reading_digest.htmlhttp://www.storyarts.org/articles/storytelling.html

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Integrated activities and tasks

Listening

http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Listening/
http://www.angelfire.com/yt/efl/#SEC23

Speaking and conversation

http://iteslj.org/questions/

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/reading.htm
http://www.5minuteenglish.com/vocabulary.htm

Integrating the four domains:


http://www.eslpartyland.com/teachers/nov/skills.htm#Activities,%20Games,%20&%20Quizzes
http://www.monografias.com/trabajos17/integrated-skills/integrated-skills.shtml

http://www.lyrics.com/

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  • teaching writing

  • http://nadabs.tripod.com/writing/

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  • TESOL sites
  • http://a4esl.org/

    http://abcteach.com/directory/basics/flashcards/a_to_z_flashcards/

    http://babel.uoregon.edu/yamada/guides/esl.html

    http://bogglesworldesl.com/

    http://eleaston.com/

    http://eltnotebook.blogspot.com/

    http://esl.about.com/

    http://eslus.com/eslcenter.htm

    http://exchanges.state.gov/forum/

    http://iteslj.org/

    http://members.aol.com/eslkathy/teacher.htm

    http://members.aol.com/Jakajk/ESLLessons.html

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslteacher.html

    http://polyglot.lss.wisc.edu/lss/lang/esl.html

    http://s132633050.websitehome.co.uk/index.htm

    http://tell.fll.purdue.edu/JapanProj//FLClipart/

    http://tesl-ej.org/ej39/toc.html

    http://towerofenglish.com/

    http://www.businessenglishonline.net/profile/emailservice.asp

    http://www.communityesol.org.uk/

    http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/eslplans.html

    http://www.eltweb.com/liason/

    http://www.englishbanana.com/index.html

    http://www.englishclub.com/

    http://www.englishdaily626.com/

    http://www.englishforum.com/00/

    http://www.englishforums.com/

    http://www.englishlearner.com/teachers/index.html

    http://www.englishpage.com/

    http://www.english-to-go.com/

    http://www.english-zone.com/study/basics.html

    http://www.eslcafe.com/

    http://www.eslflow.com/

    http://www.eslgo.com/

    http://www.eslgold.com/

    http://www.eslhq.com/

    http://www.esl-lounge.com/

    http://www.eslmag.com/

    http://www.eslpartyland.com/

    http://www.eslpartyland.com/teachers/Tinitial.htm

    http://www.eslweb.org/

    http://www.eslwonderland.com/

    http://www.etprofessional.com/index.php

    http://www.flo-joe.co.uk/

    http://www.handoutsonline.com/

    http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/

    http://www.lessonplanspage.com/

    http://www.lingolex.com/jstefl.htm

    http://www.manythings.org/

    http://www.manythings.org/tesl/

    http://www.marksesl.com/teachers_area.htm

    http://www.onestopenglish.com/

    http://www.simplyesl.com/

    http://www.sitesforteachers.com/index.html

    http://www.siu.edu/~cesl/teachers/prdir.html

    http://www.speak-read-write.com/

    http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/

    http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/index.asp

    http://www.tesolmax.com/topsites/index.php?a=teachall

    http://www.tolearnenglish.com/

    http://www.topenglishteaching.com/

    http://www.uni.edu/becker/TESOL_ESL2.html

    http://www.usingenglish.com/

    http://www2.gol.com/users/billp/course/contents.html

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