Saturday, 11. May 2019, The offices at Bigler ESL, Level 1: Color Vowel® Basics • Atlanta GA

Color Vowel® Basics
Discover the Color Vowel® Chart and learn how to teach English pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral fluency, and speaking confidence using the Color Vowel® Approach.  This course is appropriate for English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, K-12 reading specialists, pronunciation/accent coaches, and speech therapists who work with second language speakers of English.
Workshop Leaders: Shirley Thompson and Liz Bigler (intructor bios)
Course Content
This Level 1 workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching with the Color Vowel® Approach. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

Learn how the human brain processes second language speech and why long-lasting pronunciation improvement requires the use multi-modal, brain-based instructional strategies;

Discover phonemic stress as the central organizing feature of comprehensible spoken English;

Use the Color Vowel Chart as a visual organizer for words and phrases, providing learners with a powerful tool for pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral fluency, and speaking confidence;

Experience and practice using four essential Color Vowel® instructional techniques: modeling with kinesthetic signaling, categorization, acoustic flooding, anchoring, and rhythm practice.

Course Benefits

Receive the Color Vowel Teacher's Starter Kit (handbook, chart, image cards).

Engage in a pre-workshop discussion leading up to the workshop (via Facbook).

Receive member access to downloadable resources in our Teachers’ Lounge.

Gain lifetime membership in our vibrant online community of Color Vowel® educators.


All participants receive a Certificate of Participation reflecting 6 hours of professional development.
You will receive instructions for earning your Level 1 Certificate as a Color Vowel® Trained Teacher.

Learn more about us and the Color Vowel Chart on our website at English Language Training Solutions.

Level 1: Color Vowel® Basics • Atlanta GA

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