PRONSIG IN-PERSON PCE 2024: Pronunciation ‘unplugged’: teachers as resources for low-tech classrooms

Join IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group (PRONSIG) for their in person 2024 Pre-Conference Event on 15 April 2024- Pronunciation 'unplugged': teachers as resources for low-tech classroomsonunciation 'unplugged'

Today, many teachers of English language are fortunate to have a variety of resources at their disposal to aid their instruction: from a teacher’s library full of books and a photocopier to make class copies, interactive mobile phone apps, reliable internet access and smart boards onto which we can project audio and video from any genre that fits the lesson’s objectives. However, while access to these resources is increasingly common, particularly for pronunciation instruction, there will always be locations or scenarios when it is impossible or impractical to rely upon them. This could be a remote school with little funding or provisions; a classroom with unreliable technology or electricity supply; a lockdown with students who have little-to-no technological experience; or even a low-level or low-literacy class for whom colourful textbooks and innovative printed materials are of limited help. For our 2024 PCE IATEFL PronSIG wants to take you back to basics, and focus on the techniques, methods, and strategies that allow us to teach pronunciation ‘unplugged’. Turning away from ever-advancing technology for a day, we’ll share with you how you can teach pronunciation anywhere, to anyone, with nothing but yourself as a resource.

You are currently booking to attend this event in person, in Brighton. If you want to attend this event online, please click here and make a booking for online attendance instead.

If you continue to make a booking for face to face attendance and subsequently attend online on the day of the event, no refund for the difference in price will be provided as per our terms and conditions. Please check that you are booking for the correct event before proceeding.

To view the IATEFL event terms and conditions please click here

Event details

Event type:

SIG Event


15/04/2024 - 09:30 until 15/04/2024 - 17:00 UK time

United Kingdom


Early Bird fees (ends 10 of January)
IATEFL members:59.00GBP
Non members: 79.00GBP

Standard fees: From 10 January 2024
IATEFL members: 77GBP
Non-members: 90GBP

IATEFL members need to login to their member dashboard before registering for this event to receive the member discount.

Non-members wishing to register for this event must login to their IATEFL user account before registering for this event. If you don't already have a user account then create one by clicking 'Login' at the top left of the screen, then select “create new account”. This is free and is quick and easy to do. Once you have created a user account, return to this event and then select 'register' to complete your booking.

Register now Max participants: 44