Teaching English pronunciation to a Russian speaker (a single-case analysis)

Keywords: teaching English pronunciation, common pronunciation in English, British normative pronunciation, phonetic exercises for a Russian-speaking student.


This article provides an analysis of a Russian-speaking student's speech sample compared to British normative pronunciation. A number of inconsistencies with the "generally accepted pronunciation" of vowels and consonants, as well as the rhythm of speech, were identified in the speaker's pronunciation. The article discusses the most common mistakes in the student's speech and offers phonetic exercises to improve articulation.

Author Biography

Anara Kairatovna Akhmetova, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.

MA in Educational Studies Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Ust-Kamenogorsk Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.


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How to Cite
Akhmetova, A. (2020). Teaching English pronunciation to a Russian speaker (a single-case analysis). Personality Society, 1(2), 23-32. https://doi.org/10.46502/issn.2712-8024/2020.2.4