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This course will prepare prospective, novice, or experienced teachers with a basic foundation in phonetics necessary in being an effective English teacher in a non-English speaking environment. Students will learn the phonetic alphabet and how best to incorporate it in explaining basic pronunciation patterns in English throughout the curriculum where a precise pronunciation of an English word is required. Students will also be introduced to the suprasegmentals of the English phonological system including stress, rhythm, and intonation patterns. Each segment of the course will also provide easy to use activities that teachers can readily adapt to their classrooms.

Course Number: LING-40988
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)