The Combined Effect of Instruction and Monitor in Improving Pronunciation of Potential English Teachers

Qian Liu, Zun Fu

Abstract


The role that instruction and monitor can play in improvement of pronunciation has long been a focus of argument among linguists and researchers. It is assumed that their combination will result in positive effect. An empirical study is carried out and it is confirmed that their combination contributes greatly to the improvement of pronunciation accuracy and positive transfer of pronunciation knowledge. Monitor strategies are also discussed in this paper.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/elt.v4n3p164

English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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