Speech, Pronunciation, and Listening (SPLIS)

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The Speech, Pronunciation, and Listening Interest Section (SPLIS) focuses on all aspects of oral/aural skills in English language teaching. We work to increase educators’ awareness of the importance of oral/aural skills for English learners of all ages, from early childhood through adult. We help educators recognize the role of spoken English in second language development, social well-being, and academic success. We support educators in all settings to help learners improve their pronunciation and listening skills. We encourage research and scholarship, disseminate information, develop teaching materials, and advance teaching tools and methods.

SPLIS LEADERS, 2020-2021

Chair: @Sinem Sonsaat Hegelheimer
Chair-Elect: @Catherine Showalter
Past-Chair: @Susan Spezzini
Editors: @Matthias Maunsell and @Shannon McCrocklin
Community Manager: @Pelin Irgin
Secretary: @Sezgi Acar
Member-at-Large: @Nancy Elliott


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