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Author Grant, Linda J. (Linda Jennison), 1946- author.

Title Pronunciation myths : applying second language research to classroom teaching / Linda Grant with Donna M. Brinton and eight others.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  428.34 GRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Also available on the Internet.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Myth 1 Once you have been speaking a second language for years, it's too late to change your pronunciation / Tracey Derwing Derwing, Tracey, Murray J. Munro Munro, Murray J. 34 -- Myth 2 Pronunciation instruction is not appropriate for beginning-level learners / Beth Zielinski Zielinski, Beth, Lynda Yates Yates, Lynda 56 -- Myth 3 Pronunciation teaching has to establish in the minds of language learners a set of distinct consonant and vowel sounds / John Field Field, John 80 -- Myth 4 Intonation is hard to teach / Judy Gilbert Gilbert, Judy 107 -- Myth 5 Students would make better progress in pronunciation if they just practiced more / Linda Grant Grant, Linda 137 -- Myth 6 Accent reduction and pronunciation instruction are the same thing / Ron I. Thomson Thomson, Ron I. 160 -- Myth 7 Teacher training programs provide adequate preparation in how to teach pronunciation / John Murphy Murphy, John 188.
Other author Brinton, Donna, author.
Subject Second language acquisition.
English language -- Pronunciation by foreign speakers.
ISBN 9780472035168 (paperback: acid-free paper)
0472035169 (paperback: acid-free paper)