This is the last exercise type in my series of exercises designed to practice phonemic script. This exercise works like conventional hangman, with the difference that the words to be guessed need to be ‘spelled’ using phonemic symbols, entered with the buttons in the web-page.
Phonemic hangman is a lot more difficult than the conventional […]
This exercise aims to practice transcription of words into phonemic symbols. The user is asked to transcribe words, one at a time, from a text prompt. They are given feedback on the correctness of their transcription and are able to correct it until they have it correct. They can also get help, by asking for […]
This exercise is similar to the other transcription exercise, with the difference that the user hears the words, rather than sees them written. They can listen to the word as many times as they want.
The words I have chosen in this example contrast two vowel sounds. Have you got any other suggestions about how […]
One of the ideas that often comes up when weblogs are discussed is that they offer students an audience for their writing. I think this raises a number of important issues.
The first one is the nature / identity of that audience. Who are they? Successful writing is addressed to an identifiable audience, whether it […]