Priorities in English Pronunciation Teaching in EFL Classrooms

  • Moedjito Moedjito Joint Graduate School, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Student Dormitory 2-307, Naruto University of Education, 99-7 Nakajima Takashima Naruto-cho Naruto-shi Tokushima, Japan 772-0051
Keywords: international English, pronunciation priorities, techniques for pronunciation teaching

Abstract

This paper reports the priorities in English pronunciation teaching in Indonesian EFL classrooms focusing on the English varieties, components of pronunciation, and techniques for pronunciation teaching. The results indicated that (1) international English was valued as a more appropriate variety for Indonesian learners, (2) and that while depending on a limited range of rather traditional techniques of pronunciation instruction, Indonesian EFL teachers valued segmental features more than suprasegmental features.

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Published
2009-01-19