SATEFL event in Perth, 19th May

The next SATEFL event is taking place at Perth College UHI: Pronunciation teaching in Scotland: what, why and how’

Talks by Gemma Archer (University of Strathclyde); Louise Guyett (The English Studio, Dublin);
and Ewa Wanat (University of Glasgow)  each giving a 45 minutes presentation regarding the following:

‘Pronunciation can be regularly overlooked in the Scottish EFL classroom. The outcome? Teachers who are often unsure of how to implement pronunciation beyond the prestige RP accents of most published materials, and a student body struggling to decode the fast connected speech they hear everyday. This series of presentations aims to discuss the realities of teaching pronunciation in Scotland and will have suggestions for models, materials and strategies to share with learners.’

 

Book stalls:
  • SATEFL book stall at event for attendees to look at and take away to review.
10:00 – Registration, refreshments and time to browse the book displays
10:30 – Gemma Archer: ‘Do pronunciation models matter?’
11:15 – Ewa Wanat: ‘Rhythmic training techniques for comprehending
connected speech’
12:00 – Coffee and biscuits
12:15  – ’Louise Guyett: ‘Designing personalised pronunciation
worksheets in a specific context​’
13:30 – Close

Cost
Members: free – Non-members: £10, payable on the day

Membership
Individual £35, Student/unwaged £15, Institutional £70 (2 people), £150 (5 people)

For more information or to renew membership, please come along to the event to discuss.

Venue

​959/960 in the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, Perth College UHI, Crieff Road,
Perth, PH1 2NX (free parking)

Find map here