» 2009 » JanuaryJanuary 7th, 2009 by admin
By Larry M. Lynch
More Bad Habits That Spoil the Development of Good English Language Speaking Skills
In the first part of this article post, we began a discussion of seven bad habits which spoil the development of good English or other foreign language speaking skills. In this second part, we’ll continue with some additional aspects to be considered when teaching and learning to speak English or another foreign language. Read the rest of this entry »
» 2009 » JanuaryJanuary 5th, 2009 by admin
By Allen J Hoge
One student struggles to learn English. His speaking is slow and hesitant. His pronunciation is garbled and heavily accented. He is painful to listen to.
Another student speaks easily. English flows from her, seemingly without effort. Her pronunciation is clear; her voice is strong.
We all know both types of students. The question is, what creates the difference between them. Why do some students forever struggle to speak English fluently, while others seem to do so naturally, with a minimum of effort? Read the rest of this entry »
» 2009 » JanuaryJanuary 2nd, 2009 by admin
By Artemev Konstantin
Nowadays it’s necessary for every modern person to know at least one foreign language, as it can help to find a high-paid job, improve social status and get acquainted with people from other countries. However when someone teaches a foreign language often very little attention is paid to learning pronunciation. Read the rest of this entry »