Date of Graduation
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
School of Education
Teaching English as a Second Language
Dr. Luz Navarrette Garcia
Many cram schools in Asia and online TESOL certificate programs often do not include training focused on pronunciation instruction. Consequently, teachers lack confidence and skills to teach pronunciation. The area of instruction is commonly ignored, and a need exists for instructional materials designed for new EFL teachers to support their students. This guidebook is a tool for inexperienced pre-service or in-service EFL teachers who plan to teach abroad. The overall purpose of the project was to raise the level of pronunciation training for inexperienced teachers, give them confidence to include it as a part of their curriculum, and to instill a desire for them to become self- learners of pronunciation features in English and across languages. The materials were developed based on communicative teaching strategies and include suggestions for assessing, monitoring, and providing feedback to learn.
Coombs, Chiara A., "No More Games: A Pronunciation Guidebook for New EFL Teachers Working in Asian Countries" (2017). Master's Projects and Capstones. 485.