June 30, 2000
A Professor Goes Online to Teach Pronunciation
Steven Donahue says it's possible to teach pronunciation online in programs of English as a Second Language. In fact, he says, it's better to teach pronunciation online than face to face.
Mr. Donahue, a professor at Broward Community College, in Florida, reached his conclusion after conducting an experiment: He taught half of the sessions of his E.S.L. course online during the spring semester, and the other half in person. He also uses the Internet to tutor