Application of phonetic transcription for authentic pronunciation in English language teaching and learning in Bihar: A case study of English honours students under Jai Prakash University, Chhapra
The proposed research paper in English language investigated and examined TDC Part – 1 English Honours students under Jai Prakash University Chhapra in Bihar for observation of their proficiency in phonetic transcription and its structural aspects for authentic pronunciation in English language teaching and learning. The analytical, descriptive, and qualitative approaches were adopted and implemented for the survey of the intelligibility and proficiency of Bihar English learners in English language skills essential for spoken English during their communication. The research study was basically based on several test examinations. Two hundred English Honours students, fifty from each of the four degree colleges of Jai Prakash University were selected as the respondents who were administered by means of the four test examinations being conducted during the interval of fifteen days to observe their performance in English language skills –listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The competent teachers of spoken English were deputed to teach the respondents phonetic transcription and pronunciation by means of using the audio visual aids as well as the phonetic features. Two research questions were formulated to direct the course of the study. The data were analysed on the basis of the information gathered from the examination and evaluation of the performance of the respondents performed at the four semester test examinations conducted for survey of the intelligibility and proficiency in the phonetic transcription as a suitable method for authentic pronunciation during the communication of the spoken English language. The performance of the respondents in percentage was represented by means of the Bar Graph.
Priyanka Kumari. Application of phonetic transcription for authentic pronunciation in English language teaching and learning in Bihar: A case study of English honours students under Jai Prakash University, Chhapra. International Journal of English Research, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 12-18