In this post, Stephen looks at both how and why we work on pronunciation in the classroom. What happened.
Extend the rubber band to show how a syllable with a voiced consonant sounds longer. For example, keep the rubber band short for "rice," then extend it for "rise.". The four key topics in pronunciation (consonants, vowels, stress, intonation) can be taught through a simple three fork approach as follows: CONSONANT SOUNDS - Place, Type, Voicing (a bi-labial, voiceless, plosive is /p/).