In this lecture we will look at the current pronunciation models and evaluate them critically.
At the end of the lecture, I asked several different questions about the prevalance of 'native speaker' model in pronunciation teaching. for your convenience, I've included them below again:
Think about and make notes on the questions above. Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.
Look at least two different course books that you use regularly, or have used recently. If you haven't used a course book in a while, look back at the pronunciation materials you have provided your students with.
Analyse the materials in terms of the pronunciation models that are provided: