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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 2, February 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Exploring English Pronunciation Teaching In Uzbekistan

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AUTHOR(S)

Bakiyeva Gulandom Hisomovna, Rustamova Adash Eshankulovna

 

KEYWORDS

pronunciation, a communication instrument, Cinderella of linguistic learning, a specific stretch of sound, intelligibility versus native like, a long-term objective, modest status, grammar-translation techniques

 

ABSTRACT

This paper examines the issue of the pronunciation of English by Uzbek learners and why it appears to be such an intractable problem despite excellent effort. The research is influenced by Saracen’s argument that takes a critical approach to World English and the key issue of reconciling language as a scheme with language as a social exercise. Because the examination system in Uzbekistan's public education industry favors written over spoken job, English-speaking abilities have become marginalized in the college curriculum, including English pronunciation. Paradoxically, motivated by globalization, the need for Uzbek to be able to interact with a multitude of English speakers from around the globe has increased. This paper is a case study investigating English pronunciation teaching and learning in one Uzbek school. Instead of adding to the current significant literature on comparative phonology between English and Uzbek, the research focuses on social, psychological and cultural elements that affect Uzbek English learners.

 

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