Teachers' Day 2012

9th Teachers' Day

Pronouncing English

9th Teachers' Day: Pronouncing English

September 19, 2012 at Saarland University

We cordially invite teachers, teacher trainees, students of English and anyone else interested to participate in all or part of the following program:


9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PRESENTATION

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Adrian Underhill (Hastings, UK) – building A3 3 (Aula) Pronunciation: The Cinderella of ELT


Adrian Underhill (Hastings, UK) – building A3 3 (Aula)
A Practical Approach to Integrating Pronunciation into All Language Work

Matthew George (Frankfurt) – building C5 3, room U13 Making Pronunciation Fun

Fred Thompson (Koblenz University) – building C5 3, room 1.20 Unlock Your Message: “Good” Pronunciation Is The Key

Jonathan Marks (Poland) – building C5 3, room 2.06 Sounds Good

Günther Sommerschuh (IQSH, Kiel) – building C5 3, room 3.24 You Can Talk: Developing and Assessing Oral Skills in Grades 5-9

Ingrid Springer (Koblenz) – building C5 3, room 4.08
Speaking Activities for Beginners: How to Motivate Pupils at The Gemeinschaftsschule to Communicate Effectively with Others

Bill Barry (UK) – building A3 3 (Aula)

English Pronunciation: An Interesting Challenge or a [kєn ɔf vœʁms]? COFFEE BREAK

Second round for the workshops of
A. Underhill, M. George, F. Thompson, J. Marks, G. Sommerschuh and I. Springer

Join us again in the Aula for our tombola and win great prizes!

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.


1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.


5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
There will also be a book exhibition by educational publishers starting at 8:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Building A3 3 - Aula (presentations and book exhibition)

Please check our homepage for locations of workshops.