ELF – English as a lingua franca

There are various options for ‘E’, such as elision or epenthesis. However, since English as a lingua franca (ELF) is the thing put my comfortable little pronunciation teacher’s world totally on its head back in the late 1990s, the other ‘E’s will have to wait.  I’ve written about ELF basics so many times that I’m […]

Recent pronunciation articles

Over the past the past year I’ve put together a series of six articles for on pronunciation English Teaching professional, one of the world’s leading teacher’s magazines. The articles are relatively short. but cover a range of topics: Pronunciation Matters. ETp 90, January 2014. A look at the way that poor pronunciation impacts on every other […]

OUP España ‘Meet the Authors’ Madrid – Pronunciation 14s

If you were at my session on Saturday March 29th at the OUP España ‘Meet the Authors day, you’ll remember that I promised you the Powerpoint. You can access that here. Enjoy your pronunciation teaching with your teenagers, and please feel free get in touch with me if you have any questions or doubts you think I might […]