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Competition Extension: Regional Sound Pronunciation Guide

Would your school like to make a 'sound pronunciation guide'?

We're looking for schools based in:

  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • North-East England


Winning schools will receive a book bundle worth £300 and the name of the child and school in the end credits.

Winning films will mirror the original video.

Requirements:

  • One child shot against a white background
  • Medium shot
  • Child to look directly into the lens
  • All Set 1 and 2 sounds plus 'ure', 'ear' and 'ire' from Set 3
  • Sounds pronounced clearly in the order they appear on the simple sounds chart
  • Child to say 'these are the set 1 sounds', 'these are the stretchy sounds', 'these are the bouncy sounds',  'these are the Set 2 sounds', 'these are the long vowels', 'these are the last set 3 sounds to learn'
  • Child to hold up the A4 Sound cards as they say the sounds.

The film should be:

  • Shot with an iPad or similar (720p HD video- 1280x720 resolution) and must be secured on a tripod or similar
  • The raw footage – no editing necessary.

With no:

  • Written titles
  • Background music
  • Background noise.

Any child appearing in the film must have written consent from a parent. Contact ellytaylor@ruthmiskin.com for the Ruth Miskin Training model release form.

A link from cloud storage, such as Dropbox, Box, iCloud etc. should be sent to ellytaylor@ruthmiskin.com by Friday 24 July. The winners will be announced at the start of the coming Autumn term.