Teaching poetry? Utilize the TeachingBooks.net Author Name Pronunciation Guide to introduce a new poet to students.
By listening to these brief audio clips everyone can learn the correct pronunciation of the poet’s name and perhaps get to hear a little bit more about the person behind the poetry being studied.
This technique of incorporating a short audio clip adds a multimedia element to your poetry lessons, humanizes the poet for students, and hopefully helps everyone feel at ease correctly pronouncing the poet’s name.
Here are just a few fun Name Pronunciation clips from poets:
Posted by Danika Brubaker, MLS, Author and Publisher Liaison Librarian