Studyportals
Certificate Online

English Pronunciation in a Global World

FutureLearn

30 days
Duration
Free
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

In this English Pronunciation in a Global World course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam by FutureLearn you will improve your English pronunciation skills and learn about speaking English in today's globalised world.

Overview

In this English Pronunciation in a Global World course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam by FutureLearn you will develop your ability to understand and speak English.

A huge range of people need to be able to speak English in today’s globalised world. This means that you’ll need to understand, and be understandable to, other non-native speakers. But diversity in spoken English should also be appreciated.

In this course you’ll find out which pronunciation features are important for mutual understanding. In exercises and video’s, you will practise English sounds and stresses, and learn about other learners’ accents.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe features of English pronunciation that are important for mutual understanding.
  • Explain the differences between your own English pronunciation and that of speakers with other mother tongues.
  • Apply what you have learned about English pronunciation to your English accent.
  • Reflect on the nature of different English accents.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • The concepts of intelligibility, credibility, and identity in English pronunciation
  • Personal goals for English pronunciation
  • English vowels
  • English consonants
  • Suprasegmental features in English (stress, intonation, etc.)
  • English accents
  • English pronunciation assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for anyone who needs to speak English, in their studies, for work or in their personal lives.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 30 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 30 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $59

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

English Pronunciation in a Global World
-
FutureLearn

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!