With so much that your brain needs to attend to consciously, it’s a good thing that the way you speak is largely hidden from you. Sure, you may notice someone’s accent as different than yours, but by and large the way you speak is automatic (and when it’s not, that’s precisely when you get tongue-tied or trip over a word). Join Karen as she guides you toward three game-changing discoveries about spoken English.
Phonological Awareness for Language Specialists: Sound Practices
Target Audience: ESL Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Reading Specialists, Literacy Tutors, and Accent Coaches
Skill Level: All levels of expertise
Phonological awareness, typically hidden from us by our own brains, is an essential foundation for the effective teaching of oral/aural language. Often confused with phonemic awareness, phonological awareness helps us make sense of the differences we occasionally note (and more often don’t notice) between written and spoken English. In short, what you think you’re doing when you speak English is often quite different from what your learner perceives.
In this workshop participants will:
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Presenter: Karen Taylor
Moderator: Lorna D. Sikorski
Duration: 1.5 hours live online
Date: May 25
Time: 2:30-4:00p.m. MST
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