The ideal English pronunciation resource: non-native teachers’ beliefs

Palabras clave: pronunciación inglesa, percepciones docentes, inglés como lengua extranjera, herramientas


El principal objetivo es explorar la opinión del profesorado sobre los recursos digitales para practicar pronunciación/fonética inglesa de forma adecuada. Se recopilaron dos muestras: preuniversitario  (secundaria y  formación profesional) (PU = 51) y universitario (UN = 76). Los resultados mostraron que i) los PU normalmente utilizaban más materiales en papel (libros) mientras que los UN creaban sus propios materiales; ii) la pronunciación se suele practicar en actividades de producción y comprensión orales; iii) a los dos grupos les gustaría usar más materiales para descargar y páginas especializadas para practicar fonética; y iv) las principales características que ambos grupos consideraban esenciales fueron ‘reusable’, ‘multimedia’, y ‘abierto.

Biografía del autor/a

Cristina Castillo Rodríguez, Universidad de Málaga, España.

Senior Lecturer with Tenure in the Department of Didactics of Language, Arts and Sports at the University of Malaga (Spain). She coordinates some competitive and private projects related to innovative methodologies, emergent technologies, and linguistic training for bilingual-education teachers. Her main research lines cover learner corpora analysis, bilingual education, teacher development, and active methodologies with technologies.

Milagros Torrado Cespón, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, España.

PhD English from the Universidade of Santiago de Compostela (2011). Lecturer at Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, where she teaches intercultural communication and language learning and English didactics for primary education. Main researcher in ENTELEARN research group. Coordinator for the CleverCookie. English language resources for speakers of Spanish tool and author of the English Pronunciation for Speakers of Spanish Multimedia Lab.

Alfonso Lago Ferreiro, Universidad de Vigo, España.

Received the M.Sc. Physics from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vigo, Spain in 1994. He is an Associated Professor at the University of Vigo. He is an IEEE Senior Member since 2012 and member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Power Electronic Society, and IEEE Education Society.


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Castillo Rodríguez, C., Torrado Cespón, M., & Lago Ferreiro, A. (2023). The ideal English pronunciation resource: non-native teachers’ beliefs. Opción, 39(100), 131-154.