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Interactive video lesson plan for: Learn Pronunciation of English Vowel Sounds 1 - Introduction

Activity overview:

New series: English vowel sounds.

Topic: This is the first lesson in a series of videos I'll make on English vowel sounds. 15 sounds are presented.

Objective: To make learners aware of how vowel sounds are made in English by calling attention to voicing, lip position, tongue position, and other characteristics of these sounds.

NOTE: I'm very sorry to announce as of January 2012 links to EnglishCafe will no longer be active due to the site closing. I was very lucky to be a part of that online community while it lasted. I'm also sorry for the loss of additional materials for learners.

Video review: http://www.englishcafe.com/blog/english-pronunciation-vowel-sounds-lesson-1-introduction-review-115627

Complete lesson: http://www.englishcafe.com/lessons/learn-english-pronunciation-vowel-sounds-1-introduction-115677

A related blog post is available on my WordPress blog.

A version of this video with NO CAPTIONS is available at

Music credits:
"radioFlier" by Desibell retrieved from http://www.flashkit.com/loops/Pop-Rock/Pop/radioFli-desibell-5647/
"Smart, Easy Listening" by Enrique Plazaola retrieved from http://www.flashkit.com/loops/Easy_Listening/Instrumental/smart_e-Enrique_-9644/


Former classroom teacher. Published author. Online instructor. I've been online since 2007, posting videos for students, blogging for teachers, and providing different forms of language support. My goal is to make language studies enjoyable and productive. For more info and resources, visit www.englishwithjennifer.com.

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