Presenters: Margaret Corrigan & Liz Keenan
Margaret is Manager of Carringbush Adult Education in Richmond and has worked for many years in a range of educational settings in Australia and Asia-Pacific. She is a current Fellow of the International Specialised Skills Institute and has recently returned from a trip to North America where she investigated models of Professional Development for teachers of adults. She is passionate about working towards achieving the best possible outcomes for learners in the community sector.
Elizabeth Keenan is an EAL teacher and teacher mentor at Carringbush Adult Education. She was awarded an International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowship in 2015 to investigate best practice pronunciation teaching and travelled to the USA as part of her study tour. She teaches a dedicated pronunciation class to beginner-level adult students. Elizabeth is developing effective methods to integrate pronunciation teaching into all areas of the curriculum.
This session will focus on sharing current research on teaching pronunciation and how Carringbush Adult Education has approached what can be a challenging skill to teach.