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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Teaching Illocutionary Listening Skills: Often Overlooked, Always Essential, Ultimately Teachable

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM–4:15 PM EDT
Session Abstract

Intonation plays important, but often overlooked roles in conveying and interpreting implied meaning. Textbooks highlight intonation’s role in conveying attitudes or emotions, while learners report not getting the message despite understanding the words.  This session relates empirical findings to practical, engaging activities for systematically integrating intonation instruction into core lessons.

Session Length

Research-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Community College ESOL Educators
Higher Education ESOL/IEP Educators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation

Lead Presenter

Dr. Marnie Reed, Boston University
Biographical Statement

Marnie Reed is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Boston University. The focus of her research, publications, and conference presentations is applied phonology.



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