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Join Us for the NEW Pronunciation Study Circle! - By Suzanne Gilchrist McCurdy, SPCLC Instructional Consultant

Do you: 

  • Want to help learners improve their intelligibility? 
  • Enjoy having time to exchange ideas with colleagues?
  • Value research-based, yet practical and easy-to-use techniques and strategies?

Then join us for the new Pronunciation Study Circle! This interactive, collaborate study circle will inspire and prepare teachers to integrate pronunciation into their existing curricula. As a member of the group, you will practice diagnosing pronunciation issues, learn about and share instructional ideas, and delve into the most recent research surrounding this important topic.

This professional development opportunity is highly personalized, as we will be using YOUR learners and their needs as the foundation for all activities and discussions.

Whether you are practiced with pronunciation instruction or have limited experience in this area, you will find this study circle to be valuable and supportive of your needs.

This is a 3-part professional development activity facilitated by Andrea Echelberger and Suzanne Gilchrist McCurdy, with meetings at 1:00-4:00 pm on the following dates:

  • Fri. January 6
  • Fri. January 20
  • Fri. February 10

NOTE: Participants must attend all 3 meetings. Space is limited to 12 participants, so please apply soon to secure your spot! Apply by submitting the application posted below (also found online in the Calendar of Events. The deadline for application is Friday, December 16, 2016.