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Join Karen Taylor, co-author of the Color Vowel Approach, for an overview of this innovative, brain-based method for teaching spoken English, pronunciation, vocabulary, and reading to English learners. Workshop discounts will be made available to you during this webinar.

Join Karen Taylor, co-author of the Color Vowel Approach, for an overview of this innovative, brain-based method for teaching spoken English, pronunciation, vocabulary, and reading to English learners. Workshop discounts will be made available to you during this webinar.

The Great Vowel Shift with Dr. Robin Barr

  • What WAS the Great Vowel Shift?
  • When did it happen? Why did it happen?
  • How does it affect English to this day?

In this one-hour online webinar, Dr. Robin Barr, Linguist in Residence at American University and Resident Phonologist at Color Vowel, will address these questions about the Great Vowel Shift–one of the most significant events in the development of the English language as we know it today.

The webinar will launch a new seminar series about the effects of the Great Vowel Shift and its impact on this fascinating language we call English.

Chants are like super-vitamins for the language learning brain!

In this 3-session course

  • Learn how chants support brain-based language learning;
  • Practice pre-teaching, leading and closing a chant with clear gestures;
  • Master three Color Vowel chants and their variations;
  • Learn when and where chants are most effective in a lesson.

This 12-hour online course immerses you in the use the Color Vowel® Approach and our English pronunciation app, Blue Canoe, for improved learner pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral fluency, and speaking confidence. Each week includes a live webinar and practicum tasks in which you post videos of yourself demonstrating the techniques you have learned. You receive personalized feedback on each assignment through written comments and video feedback. This course is appropriate for English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL)  and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers and pronunciation/accent coaches who are partnering with Color Vowel/ELTS and Blue Canoe®. Course Instructor: Laura McIndoo

In this intensive, 5-session course, participants will engage in a series of brain-based English pronunciation exercises that build awareness of the sounds and rhythms of English for the purpose of being more effective English teachers. Complementing the live 90-minute sessions, participants will complete video homework and receive pronunciation coaching and feedback from Color Vowel® trained instructors. This course is designed for English teachers who are themselves non-native speakers of English and who wish to improve their pronunciation confidence.

Instructor: Jennifer Campion

This 12-hour online course immerses you in the use the Color Vowel® Approach and our English pronunciation app, Blue Canoe, for improved learner pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral fluency, and speaking confidence. Each week includes a live webinar and practicum tasks in which you post videos of yourself demonstrating the techniques you have learned. You receive personalized feedback on each assignment through written comments and video feedback. This course is appropriate for English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL)  and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers and pronunciation/accent coaches who are partnering with Color Vowel/ELTS and Blue Canoe®. Course

Instructor: Karen Taylor

This 12-hour online course immerses you in the use the Color Vowel® Approach and our English pronunciation app, Blue Canoe, for improved learner pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral fluency, and speaking confidence. Each week includes a live webinar and practicum tasks in which you post videos of yourself demonstrating the techniques you have learned. You receive personalized feedback on each assignment through written comments and video feedback. This course is appropriate for English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL)  and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers and pronunciation/accent coaches who are partnering with Color Vowel/ELTS and Blue Canoe®. Course

Instructor: Karen Taylor

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