To stress or not to stress: Coaching Chinese students on word stress (TOP-IG)
Prof Dev Meeting/Workshop Interest Group (IG) Event
This workshop will explore what word stress challenges Chinese students may face, especially with the pronunciation of research-related key words. It will then suggest hands-on techniques teachers can apply to address these challenges, including colour coding, moving body parts and visualising pitch contours.
NB workshop attendees are kindly requested to bring somegreen, redand white paper cut outs. A multi-coloured pen will also come in handy!
Marieke van der Meer, The English Pronunciation Coach, Berg en Dal, The Netherlands
Marsha Chan and Randy Rightmire, Co-coordinators
Patryk Mrozek, Assistant Coordinator