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Diagnosing pronunciation problems

Quotes from online teachers talking about ways that they diagnose learners' pronunciation issues in an online environment.

The first step to helping learners with their pronunciation is diagnosing issues they may have in relation to sounds, word stress, sentence stress and intonation.


Watch Mary talking about ways to help learners with their pronunciation. Then, read the quotes from online teachers saying how they diagnose their learners’ pronunciation issues. What different methods are mentioned? (You can click on the image to expand the quotes.)

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