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Our mission is to empower the global ELT community to teach and learn in the most successful way. We work with leading researchers and practitioners to achieve this goal and advise you on the key issues shaping language education today.
We are proud to share with you a wealth of insights informed by research and classroom practice to power your teaching. Our Position papers provide expert advice and guidance on the major themes shaping language teaching. Our Focus papers offer bite-sized insights and tips for the classroom.
English Pronunciation for a Global World
Why is a native speaker accent no longer the primary goal for today’s learners?
- Discover why effective international communication has overtaken a native-speaker accent as the main pronunciation goal for learners of English today.
- Learn why you don’t need a native speaker accent to teach and assess pronunciation effectively, and why non-native speakers can sometimes serve as better role models for learners.
- Give learners the skills to interact with English speakers from around the world and communicate with the international English community.
Our focus papers offer bite-sized tips and advice that you can use in your classroom right away!
Informed by research and classroom practice, they provide all the information you need to get started with a new methodology or develop practices you’re already familiar with.