Talks in 03/2020

IPA: Symbols of Power?

Speaker: 
Event date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00
Venue: 
TESOL Spain
Location: 
Salamanca. via video link
Extra info: 
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 - hancockmcdonald.com/talks/archive/2020-03

Phonemic symbols – we love them or hate them, but often for the wrong reasons. For some, they are symbols of an elite accent which is not our own. But there is an alternative way of viewing them which is less prescriptive and more tolerant of accent variation. From this angle, they can be symbols of empowerment.

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Speaker: 
Event date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:15
Venue: 
TESOL-SPAIN 43rd Annual National Convention, 6-8 March
Location: 
Universidad de Salamanca, Facultad de Filologia, Salamanca
Extra info: 
Plus downloads
 - hancockmcdonald.com/talks/archive/2020-03

The results of a short dictation, a simple and easily set up classroom activity, can offer teachers a wealth of information regarding learners’ listening needs. It also brings listening into the classroom in such a way that it’s open to inspection by the learners and teachers together.