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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Improving Speaking, Listening and Pronunciation through Telephone Discourse

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 2:30 PM–3:15 PM EDT
Session Abstract

Phone calls are a source of anxiety for many ELLs, but practicing this discourse can help students improve overall communication skills, from better listening to clearer thought groups. Learn engaging activities that can be used with free tools such as voicemail, phone trees and voice recognition systems. Detailed handouts provided.

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Secondary Educators
Adult/Workplace Educators
Community College ESOL Educators
Higher Education ESOL/IEP Educators
Topic Strand

Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation

Lead Presenter

A. C. Kemp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biographical Statement

A. C. Kemp is a lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.