How to perfect your English pronunciation

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Slide 1: Video
EngelsMBOStudiejaar 2

This lesson contains 16 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 4 videos.

time-iconLesson duration is: 45 min

Items in this lesson

Slide 1 - Video

How to sound like a native speaker

Slide 2 - Slide

Dutch and English are related

Slide 3 - Slide

Dutch influences in English

Slide 4 - Slide

Slide 5 - Video

Slide 6 - Video

Dutch influences in English

Slide 7 - Mind map

Slide 8 - Video

Which sound in English needs attention in your speaking?
The "round" vowel (medeklinker)
The hard "T"
The "R" sound
The "th" sound

Slide 9 - Poll

You will go into breakoutrooms in pairs.
Talk about anything (as long as you are speaking English)
Try to focus on your pronunciation
Give eachother feedback!

Slide 10 - Slide

Warming up!

Slide 11 - Slide

Work in pairs
The aim is to make the other student say 'yes' or 'no'.
For example:
Student A: "Are you happy?"            Student B: "I'm very happy"
Student A: "Are you a woman?"              Student B: "absolutely!"
Student A: "Do you like icecream?"   Student B: "I do, do you?"

>>> extra challenge: do not repeat your answers.

Slide 12 - Slide

Just a minute!
Work in groups of 4
Each groupmember talks about a subject for 1 minute
Try to use as many different words as possible

Extra challenge for AUS:
to speak for one minute without hesitation, deviation or repetition

Slide 13 - Slide

Subjects to talk about

Slide 14 - Slide


Slide 15 - Slide

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Slide 16 - Poll