Pronunciation, spelling, English language teaching, communication
Books, book chapters
Brown, A. (2019). Understanding and teaching English spelling: A strategic guide. New York: Routledge.
Rahman, K. A., & Brown, A. (2017). Intercultural communication study in New Zealand. In Y. Y. Kim (ed.), The international encyclopedia of intercultural communication (pp. 1–10.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Brown, A. (2016). Integrating pronunciation with spelling and punctuation. In T. Jones (Ed.) Pronunciation in the classroom: The overlooked essential (pp. 154-168). Alexandria VA: TESOL.
Brown, A. (2015). Syllable structure. In J. Levis & M. Reid (Eds.) The handbook of English pronunciation (pp. 85-105). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Brown, A. (2014). Pronunciation and phonetics: A practical guide for English language teachers. New York: Routledge.
Brown, A. (2012). 1 Phonetics and phonology: Historical overview; 2 David Abercrombie; 3 The International Phonetic Alphabet. In C. A. Chapelle (ed.) The encyclopedia of applied linguistics (pp. 4401 - 4407). Hoboken NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Brown, A. (2008). Pronunciation and good language learners. In C. Griffiths (ed.) Lessons from good language learners (pp 197-207). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,.
Brown, A. (2005). Sounds, symbols and spellings. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
Deterding, D., Brown, A., & Low, E. L. (Eds., 2005). English in Singapore: Phonetic research on a corpus. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
Low, E. L. & Brown, A. (2005). English in Singapore: An introduction. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
Deterding, D., Low, E. L. & Brown, A. (Eds., 2003). English in Singapore: Research on grammar Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
Brown, A. (2003). English language myths. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
Brown, A., Deterding, D. & Low, E. L. (Eds., 2000). The English language in Singapore: Research on pronunciation. Singapore: Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics.
Brown, A. (Ed., 1992). Approaches to pronunciation teaching. Review of ELT/Developments in ELT series Volume 2 No 2. London, UK: The British Council & Macmillan.
Brown, A. (1991). Pronunciation models Singapore: Singapore University Press.
Brown, A. (Ed., 1991). Teaching English pronunciation: A book of readings London: Routledge.
Brown, A. (2013) Book review: Stirling, J. (2011). Teaching spelling to English language learners. Raleigh NC: Lulu. Journal of International Education and Business, 4(2). 129-131.
Brown, A. & Smith, J. (2011). Exploring the role of pronunciation in New Zealand’s brain waste. Communication Journal of New Zealand, 12(1), 29-41.
Brown, A. (2011). Which side are you on? English Teaching Professional, 72, 35-37.
Brown, A. (2008). Non-verbal communication. English Teaching Professional, 54, 52-53.
Brown, A. (2007). Beyond words. English Teaching Professional, 53, 4-6.
Brown, A. (2004). The importance of vowel length in pronunciation teaching. Review of Applied Linguistics (ITL) Instituut voor Toegepaste Linguistiek, Leuven, Belgium, 141-142, 225–246.
Brown, A. (2003). Knowing when to stop. English Teaching Professional, 26, 45-46.
Chia B. P. & Brown, A. (2002). Singaporeans’ reactions to Estuary English. English Today, 18, 33-38.
Brown, A. (2001). ‘The three Is of pronunciation targets. Asian Englishes, 4(1), 112-116.
Brown, A. (2000). Tongue slips and Singapore English pronunciation. English Today, 16(3), 31-36.
Brown, A. (2000). The number of phonemes in English: not a simple answer to a simple question. Journal of the Simplified Spelling Society (UK), 27, 11-13.
Brown, A. (2016). Barriers to learning the English th sounds. Part II: The relative importance of the two sounds. Speak Out! (Journal of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group) 54, 6-14.
Brown, A. (2015). Barriers to learning the English th sounds. Part I: Articulatory and acoustic considerations. Speak Out! (Journal of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group) 53, 6-14.
Brown, A. (2000). Review of Edward Carney English Spelling (Routledge 1997). Speak Out! (Newsletter of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group).
PhD (Phonetics) University of Edinburgh
MA (Hons) 1st class, English Language & Linguistics, University of Edinburgh
Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Aston University
1995 – 2005 English Language & Literature, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
1989 – 1995 Business Communication Unit, The British Council, Singapore
1988 – 1989 Department of Language Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1985 – 1988 Language Studies Unit, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
1982 – 1985 Department of English Language & Literature, National University of Singapore