Kuwait-University-Journal-of-Law-header
Search
Journal of Law

Previous Issue

Advance Search
Year : From To Vol
Issue Discipline:
Author

Volume :1 Issue : 2 1984      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

Difficulties Kuwiati students encounter in the pronunciation of English Vowels

Auther : Abdulla Dannan

The aim of this research is to pinpoint difficulties Kuwaiti students encounter in learning the pronunciation of English vowels. It is composed of four parts. The first part deals with English and Kuwaiti Arabic vowels contrastively. It start with the English vowel and mentions whether it exists in Kuwaiti Arabic as a phoneme, an allophone, or if it does not exist altogether. Then description of the articulation of the vowels in both languages follows. The second part attempts to predict difficulties caused by differences in both articulation and significance of vowels in the two languages. Possible mispronunciations are stated with reasons based on contrastive descriptions mentioned in the first part. The third part is concerned with English spelling and how it suggests mispronunciation of English vowels. The English vowels is presented with its misleading spelling in certain words. The possible mispronunciation of the vowel is mentioned. The fourth part delas with classroom teaching and drilling. Suggestions for teachers are gives with drills that would help students to over difficulties in the pronunciation of English vowels.

Journal of Law
Journal of Law

You are Visitor No.

38471

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Tell your friendsJournal of Law
Journal of Law

Last Updated

Dec 05, 2019

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Journal of Law

Please enter your email Here to receive our news

Journal of Law