February 27 at 09:30 PM
Teaching pronunciation to improve students’ listening skills
Why do you teach pronunciation? If your answer to this question was "to improve students' speaking skills", I'd say I only agree with you up to a point. In this webinar, I will make a case for teaching pronunciation to improve learners' listening skills, and will then give you some practical ideas on how to prepare pronunciation lessons aimed at making students more effective listeners.
Higor Cavalcante is a teacher and teacher trainer based in São Paulo/SP. Higor has been in ELT for going on 20 years and has vast experience in preparation for exams such as IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, and especially CAE and CPE for teachers. He holds, among others, CPE, CELTA, DELTA modules 1 and 2, and he's currently working on his DELTA module 3 on language development for teachers (LDT). His main interests in ELT involve extensive reading, phonology and (LDT), and he travels extensively to speak at teaching conferences on these and other topics. Higor is the first vice president of BRAZ-TESOL (he will be president as of 2019), and he's the author of Inglês para professor, published in 2015 by Disal Editora. His new book, Inglês para professor 2, will be published in 2018, also by Disal Editora. He is currently doing the trainer-in-training preparation to become a CELTA tutor as of February 2018, as well as considering an MA TESOL from the second semester of 2018.