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Following Lessac, only then can language bits practiced in (relative) isolation as "homework" begin to integrate into spontaneous speaking. The 3-dimensional space allows not only consistent haptic anchoring of language bits but also provides for registering emotional and expressive intensity, key elements in working with seemingly intractable mispronunciations. From that perspective, the term "rehabilitating (fossilized) pronunciation," has a nice ring to it. Now if we can just apply that principle to contemporary pronunciation teaching in general . . .