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    Teaching phonetics

    What is the best book you feel for teaching phonetics?

    When you teach phonetics to non-native speakers, would you teach it theoretically or practically? Would you teach students how to use the British/American accent?

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    Re: Teaching phonetics

    This might help you - not a text for students.
    http://www.nald.ca/library/learning/...k/donttalk.pdf

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    Re: Teaching phonetics

    Many thanks :)

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    Re: Teaching phonetics

    Practicality is important IMO. I have found very few students to be interested in the ins and outs of phonetics; most are motivated by a desire to improve their accent/pronunciation rather than to know about the alveolar ridge.

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    Re: Teaching phonetics

    thanks

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