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Why Teaching Pronunciation to Spanish L2 Learners Matters

  • Author(s): Meléndez-Ballesteros, Nancy
  • et al.
Creative Commons 'BY-NC-ND' version 3.0 license
Abstract

In an increasingly globalized world, second language learners need to learn how to communicate effectively and confidently. In this context, pronunciation is crucial. In this paper, I show that placing emphasis on form in a classroom environment helps with the perception and the production of a more native-like L2 (in this study, Spanish).

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