PronSIG has been at the forefront of the practice & theory of pronunciation teaching for more than 20 years. We give teachers the opportunity to: exchange ideas about methodology and materials; discuss theoretical matters and, work on the interdependence of pronunciation and other areas of language learning.
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1st June 2019. IATEFL PronSIG Workshop We apologise: this event has been cancelled.
"Teaching English pronunciation as a physical activity: mouth gymnastics"
Things you may have missed! Check out the links for information and resources.
1st April 2019. IATEFL PronSIG Pre-Conference Event
"Pronunciation teaching: a kaleidoscope of perspectives"Get Info Website
27th October 2018. IATEFL PronSIG and IP&SEN SIG One-day Event/h3>
"Making Pronunciation Inclusive"Get Info
10-13th April 2018, 52nd Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, Brighton, England.
Plenary Speakers: Lourdes Ortega, Dorothy Zemach, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Barry O'Sullivan, John Agard.Get Info
9th April 2018, Pronunciation and Teacher Training & Education SIGS.
Joint Pre-conference Event. Brighton, England.Get Info
31st March 2018, Webinar with Dan Frost.
"Putting Prosody First in ELT - using the body and voice to teach pronunciation and comprehension".Get Info
17th February 2018, "Pronunciation: the missing link", Chester, UK.
IATEFL PronSIG with the University of Chester.Get Info Event Report
24-25th November 2017, "Going Global: Speaking Presentation Skills and Pronunciation", Moscow
2 day Symposium. And Pre-Conference Event on 23rd November.Website Get Info
24-25th November 2017, "IATEFL Web Conference", Online.
Webinars on a wide range of EFL topics presented by our Special Interest Groups.Website Info
21st October 2017, Webinar with Ewa Wanat and Jane Bentley
"Rhythmic training techniques for comprehending connected speech."Get Info
14th October 2017, IATEFL GISIG/PronSIG Joint Event in London
One-day Joint event with the Global Issues and Pronunciation SIGs.Get Info Photos
17th June 2017, 10.00-17.00, "Pronunciation Matters"
One-day pronunciation event at Bell Language School, Cambridge, EnglandGet Info
4-7th April 2017, 51st IATEFL Conference, GLASGOW
Plenary Speakers: Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, Sarah Mercer, J J Wilson, Jane Setter, Imtiaz DharkerGet Info
3rd April 2017, Glasgow PCE: "Pronunciation teaching then and now"
PronSIG Pre-Conference Event. Staffa, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow, ScotlandGet Info
21st Jan 2017, Webinar by Sinem Sonsaat
"The role teacher's manuals play in pronunciation teaching: an answer key or a complete guide?"Get Info
8th October, One-day Event: "Different Voices"
Organised by IATEFL PronSIG and hosted by the University of Brighton, England. Plenary speakers: John Wells & Adrian UnderhillGet Info
14th April, PronSIG event wins Award from The Fair List UK.
Award Event held at the Birmingham IATEFL ConferenceGet Info
April 12th, PronSIG Pre-Conference Event: Creating Pronunciation Materials, presented by Mark Hancock
IATEFL Birmingham ConferenceGet Info
19th March, Webinar by Judy Gilbert
"Teaching Pronunciation: Simplicity is the key"Get Info Free Book!
Jan-Feb, Online Course - "Teaching Pronunciation Differently"
PronSIG supported the EVO sessionGet Info
Archived website. Older information may be available from members of the committee. GET INFO
What is it?
Speak Out! is our biannual journal, proudly exhibiting reviews and articles on pronunciation and listening by teachers and researchers.
How do I get it?
It is free for members. Non-members can take a look at recent contents below from back issues. Contact Eleanor Baynman at Head Office to buy full issues (£5 each + p&p).
How can I contribute?
We are always on the lookout for contributions to Speak Out!, so if you are interested in contributing an article or pronunciation teaching activity, please get in touch with the Editor. This includes any reviews you might wish to submit of suitable publications. We look forward to receiving your input.
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Contents of Recent Editions
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The PronSIG Committee
Learn more about the team.
Catarina PontesPronSIG Coordinator
Catarina Pontes is a senior consultant for Troika. She is an ICELT main course tutor, and Cambridge Assessment English Team Leader . A DELTA holder, and currently doing her MA with NILE, she is also a conference speaker and has published articles on ELT and EFL. She is the co-author of "Getting into Teacher Education - a Handbook", and past president of the Braz-TESOL São Paulo Chapter.
Gemma ArcherSpeak Out! Editor
I’m a pre-sessional coordinator and teacher of Academic English and pronunciation electives at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. I have a CELTA, Dip TESOL and a Master’s of Research in English Language and Linguistics and have taught English in the UK, Ireland, Italy and the Middle East.
I'm a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer, inspired by my contact with Caleb Gattegno’s Silent Way. I wrote a PhD thesis on the child development of L1 pronunciation, which also informs my teaching. I work through Pronunciation Science Ltd.
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