This webinar is hosted in English
PRESENTER: Justin Murray
PRE-CLASS TASK INCLUDED BELOW the class description.
Please respond in a comment on this page and comment on your colleagues' responses.
Justin will present unconventional strategies and approaches to teaching pronunciation, including music, mimicry, and sound morphing.
PRE-CLASS TASK: Please post your answers HERE on this class page in the comments section below.
Read The Article "Is Bad Pronunciation Killing Your Fluency? Wanna Know Why?" (and watch the videos in it, too!)-- http://reallifebh.com/pronunciation-fluency
Answer the Following General Questions on Pronunciation
(1) What classes have you attended or watched so far in this MOOC?
(2) What’s been the most important thing you’ve learned so far?
(3) What’s been the most applicable thing you’ve learned so far?
(4) On a scale of 1 to 5, how aware are you of your students' pronunciation problems? (5 being very aware, 1 being no awareness)
(5) On a scale of 1 to 5, how important is pronunciation training for fluency? (5 being very important, 1 being not important at all)
NEW YORK, United States
Jason R Levine (Fluency MC) has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in sixteen countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East.
After earning a master’s in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason taught at several schools before becoming the director of curriculum development at Embassy English. In 2002, he co-founded a business English and test preparation school in New York City.
Jason conducts workshops for English students and teachers worldwide through Oremis Plaisir d’apprendre, Gallery Languages, and the U.S. Department of State.
He is the creator of the English Workout Method, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC. He also writes for Oxford University Press and works as a trainer and consultant at Linguaid. In 2013, he created and launched ELT Techniques, the first live MOOC for English language teachers.
Jason maintains the Fluency MC YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Twitter and Instagram accounts. He is an active administrator of many Facebook groups for English language teachers and learners, including Innovative Teachers of English, Teachers Teaching Online, Fluency MC Workshops in France and Belgium, and Gallery Languages Rhyme On Time Workshops.
Please contact Jason through his website: www.fluencymc.com