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Flipping a Pronunciation Lesson for a Teacher Training Course

  • Martha Ramirez
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Abstract

This chapter presents a description of a connected speech lesson applied within a case study of an 8-week teacher training blended course in Bogotá, Colombia. First, the author provides an overview of the course as well as of the student population it was applied to: English language teachers of Spanish speakers. Next, a step by step process of the lesson plan is described, including the in class and out of class activities. Furthermore, this chapter presents an explanation of the technological resources used for the different types of activities included in the plan together with a description of how evaluation and assessment took place along the lesson. Afterward, an analysis of the application of a flipped learning approach is provided, which consists of explaining why this approach was chosen, the benefits for the author as well as for students and what to keep in mind when flipping. Finally, the author reflects on both the findings and results that emerged from the case study along with those of the specific lesson presented in this chapter, which are followed by overall conclusions and implications for future pronunciation lessons.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de Los AndesBogotáColombia

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