International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


A Study to Test the Understanding of English IPA of Assistant Professors of Professional Colleges in Nanded City

S. N. Kokate [2] | Dr. D. R. Mane [2]


Abstract: Language learning is a continuous and a lifelong process. Very few people work towards achieving this goal. Especially teachers and professors are the people who strive hard to achieve this mastery of language that they teach in. At graduate or Post-graduate level educationists except that teachers and professors should maintain a higher level of language proficiency. Assistant professors should remember the fact that a practical approach is needed to be applied in learning and imparting knowledge in English. Assistant professors should hold certain language proficiency. Their pronunciation of English words is going to a major role in the lives of students. A survey has been conducted to realize the competency of phonology and pronunciations of Assistant professors teaching to professional courses in Nanded city. Including all aspect of language, a questionnaire has been administered to them through google form. Around 30 responses have been recorded of Assistant Professors teaching to professional courses like BBA & BCA, MCA, MBA B. Sc. (Hospitality Studies). Attempt has been made to find out the teacher’s competence level in English pronunciation and knowledge about the phonology and sounds of English language. The researcher has identified this problem while conducting the survey among the Prost graduate students.


Keywords: Competence, Phonology, Proficiency, Speaking, Accent, Pronunciation


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020,


Pages: 1592 - 1596


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