Phonology

Welcome to the phonology discussion! Please post your answers / ideas to any and all of these questions. Feel free to add discussion questions of your own below. When you are ready to post, click the Edit button near the top, right-hand corner of the page. Please begin your contribution with your name or username, this will make the flow of the discussion easier to follow.

  • Which of the British English phonemes are most difficult for your learners?

  • Can you develop easy, step-by-step, guidance for your students to physically produce a difficult phoneme?

  • It is argued that phonological study that focuses only on the phonemes in isolation is counter-productive for learners. Do you agree or disagree? Why?