Start timeSaturday 9 June, 14:00
End timeSaturday 9 June, 15:00
The widespread use of English as an international lingua franca (ELF) means learners need to understand a wide variety of accents, both native and non-native. How can teachers prepare them for such diversity? In this practical workshop we’ll demonstrate a simple 5-step lesson plan, informed by the latest research into ELF and pronunciation.
About Laura Patsko
Laura Patsko has worked in ELT for over 10 years, as a teacher, trainer and researcher. She specialises in pronunciation teaching and English as a lingua franca (ELF) and is co-creator of a website on these topics: http://elfpron.wordpress.com, established in 2013. She gives talks and workshops around the world and has authored or co-authored numerous articles and book chapters about ELF, pronunciation and teacher education. Her most recent publication is How to Write Pronunciation Activities (2018), co-authored with Katy Simpson and published by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. She tweets as @lauraahaha.
Workshop - Teaching pronunciation for international understanding.