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Morady Moghaddam M, Hosseini Fatemi A, Malekzadeh S. A Study of the Pronunciation Teaching and Its Place in High-school English Books in Iran. LRR. 2012; 3 (2) :1-25
URL: http://lrr.modares.ac.ir/article-14-2936-en.html
1- M.A. Student of Teaching English Language, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
3- M.A. Student of Teaching English Language, Urmia Islamic Azad University
Abstract:   (11215 Views)
With the advent of the World War ІІ, foreign language teaching entered a new period of its tempestuous history. The purpose of most foreign language schools and institutes in this period and the forthcoming years was to enable communication via a foreign language and, at the center of this skill, there was an attention to proper pronunciation of sounds and words. Since that time, there has been a great number of ideas and viewpoints proposed by researchers and authorities about the nature of pronunciation teaching, each of which contributed to the expansion of this field. In order to discover how these ups and downs have affected the teaching, of foreign language pronunciation in Iran, large-scale and comprehensive research is needed. The aim of this article is to inspect the place and the method of pronunciation teaching in high-school English textbooks in Iran in order to figure out the quality of teaching pronunciation and the way it is presented in the textbooks. The findings of this study are useful to improve the quality of teaching pronunciation in high-school English textbooks. Finally, some recommendations have been given.
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Article Type: Other | Subject: Education
Published: 2011/09/25

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