Teach English in Guanting Zhen - Guyuan Shi

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To be able to speak like a native English speaker speak is really a very difficult task or even an impossible to do for English learners since they are not exposed to it, lack of training and not surrounded by English language in the use of intonation, stress, sound joining, pronunciation, articulation, phonetics as in IPA thus lacking confidence. Even English teachers find it hard to teach this topic. For whatever reasons, lots of practice or drills in class should be done. Intonation refers to the rise and fall of the voice in a given statement while stress concentrates on a word and varies according to the mood of the speaker. This intonation has three types rise/fall, fall/rise and the flat. The rise /fall is the normal way for speakers which indicate that the speaker has finished talking. The fall/rise indicates that the speaker has not yet finished and may require a response from the other person. The flat intonation indicates the speaker is somewhat not interested in communicating. These intonations can be done with the following techniques such as humming/singing, useless words, board and gesturing. Stress is the emphasis the speaker puts to his word/words to his statements. Here, the written English may mean something else if stress is not made usually on words, on syllables either first syllable(in case of noun with 2 syllables), on second syllable(in case of verb with 2 syllable, second to the last or even third from the last. Teaching techniques compose of contrastive, gesture, board, choral work etc. In articulation, the speech organs contribute a lot to the sounds that come out of the mouth. These are the tongue, larynx, glottis, alveolar, vocal cords, hard and soft palates. Teaching techniques for pronouncing individual sounds can be peer dictation, own mouth, visuals, phonemes and tongue twisters either these are done as a whole lesson, lesson slots or as needed.