Accurate English A Complete Course in Pronunciation

ISBN-10: 0130072532

ISBN-13: 9780130072535

Edition: 1st 1993

Authors: Rebecca M. Dauer

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Book details

List price: $52.20
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/2/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

The Speech Process
Language Variation
Diagnostic Speech Sample
Analysis of Problems
The Phonetic Alphabet
English Spelling
The Phonetic Alphabet
Vowel Overview
Production of Vowels
American English Vowel Sounds
American English Vowel Sounds in Sentences
Vowels in Detail
Vowels 1-4
Vowels 5-8
Vowels 9-11
Vowels 13-15
Same Spelling, Different Pronunciation (Advanced)
Vowel 12 and Vowels Followed by <r>
Review of the Phonetic Alphabet and Vowels
Review Exercises
Dialogues for Vowels
Stressed and Unstressed Syllables
Vowel Reduction
Dividing Words into Syllables
Stress Placement in Words of Two or More Syllables
Stress (Advanced)
Stress and Vowel Reduction in Noun-Verb Word Pairs
Alternation of Reduced and Full Vowels
Disappearing Syllables
Stress in One-Syllable Words
Weak Forms: Reducing Function Words
Rhythmic Grouping: Pausing and Linking
Rhythm (Advanced)
Breaking the Rules
Words with Variable Stress
Stress in Compound Nouns
Compound Nouns
Introduction to Intonation
Compound Versus Non-compound Constructions (Advanced)
Review of Stress and Rhythm
Reading Passages
Review Exercises
Consonant Overview
Production of Consonants
American' English Consonat Sounds
American English Consonant Sounds in Sentences
Difference Between Voiced and Voiceless Consonants
Aspiration of Initial Voiceless Stops /p t k/
Vowel Length and Final Consonants
Final Voiceless Consonants
North American English /t/ (Advanced)
Exercises for Voiced and Voiceless Consonants
<ed> and <s> Endings
Adding <ed>
Adding <s>
Consonant Groups
Consonants in Detail
/s/ and /z/
/¸/ and /ð/
/+/ and /f+/
/d3/ and /y/
/3/ and Review of /+, t+, d3/
Final /dz/ and /ts/ (Advanced)
/f, v, w/
/r/ and /l/
Final /m, n, K/
Fast Speech Rules
Review of Consonants: Place of Articulation
Intonation and Sentence Stress
Neutral Pitch Patterns
Moving Sentence Stress
Changing the Pitch Pattern
Choice Questions and Tag Questions (Advanced)
Dialogues for Intonation
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