Category Archives: Comfortable intelligibility

Comfortable Intelligibility 2

In the previous post on Comfortable Intelligibility – I suggested using the three levels of pronunciation (Level 1: Sounds: Level 2: Words: Level 3: Connected Speech) as a kind of practical ladder for moving up and down between the whole … Continue reading

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Comfortable Intelligibility 1

Our goal is comfortable intelligibility in connected up speaking and listening. Pronunciation is a core ingredient of comfortable intelligibility and must always be in the service of this greater goal. For me as learner and teacher pronunciation is more than … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Comfortable Intelligibility

Last month I made a pronunciation workshop and lecture tour in Thailand, Vietnam and China. It was immaculately organised by the local teams of Macmillan Education and attended by lively, interesting and informed local teachers. And they talked about the … Continue reading

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