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Accent Modification Manual Materials and Activities

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ISBN-10: 1565934520

ISBN-13: 9781565934528

Edition: 1996

Authors: Harold T. Edwards, Kathy Harris Strattman

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The Accent Modification Manual helps students use their cognitive and problem-solving abilities to examine the key elements of the intonation system of American English, how it is organized, and more importantly, how it works in communication. The strategies in this text provide the framework for the life-long process of modifying an accent. This text is an especially creative way of engaging learners in the process, and eliciting ownership of and a commitment to their own personalized improvement plan.
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Book details

List price: $224.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Getting Ready to Speak American English
Understanding Accent Modification
Using Pitch in One- and Two-Syllable Words and Phrases
Using Pitch in Three-Syllable Words and Phrases
Using Pitch in Phrases and Sentences
Useful Phrases and Sentences
Asking for Informatio
Determining Where to Jump in Pitch
"The Fox and The Grapes": A Passage for Practice
Using Ligatures and Blends
Using Upward Intonation for Yes/No Questions
Using Special Emphasis Intonation
Rhythm: Using Ti