American Accent Training

Author: Ann Cook
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438071657
Format: PDF
Download and Read
Directed to speakers of English as a second language, a multi-media guide to pronouncing American English uses a "pure-sound" approach to speaking to help imitate the fluid ways of American speech.

American Accent Training

Author: Ann Cook
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764196515
Format: PDF
Download and Read
Directed to speakers of English as a second language, a multi-media guide to pronouncing American English covers grammar, vocabulary, pronunication, reading, writing, and listening comprehension.

American Accent Training With Audio 4th edition

Author: Ann Cook
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438065035
Format: PDF, ePub
Download and Read
Optimized for use as an eBook, American Accent Training is a great training tool for classroom or for personal use! In recent years, this title has gained wide respect as a self-teaching program, but more and more speech trainers, teachers, and speech therapists report that they are also using it as a valuable teaching tool in their speech classes. This new edition now comes with audio. The program goes where no American accent training tool has gone before, providing highly innovative instruction for both students and business people. The structure of the book has been reorganized, offering students a much more clear and direct sequence of lessons and a path to better understanding. The downloadable audio component features professional male and female voices that have been carefully selected to represent authentic American pronunciation and intonation. Pronunciation exercises encompass all vowel sounds, consonants, blends, and diphthongsEmphasis on linking, or phonetically transcribed sound liaisons, help students "see" the correct sounds. Designed for foreign-born students and business people working, traveling, or studying in the United States and Canada. Supplementary materials include detailed nationality guides for 11 languages (Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Korean, Arabic, the U.S. Southern accent, and African languages). More valuable features include access to a comprehensive website, and referral to a qualified telephone analyst for an individual diagnostic speech analysis.

Pronouncing American English

Author: Gertrude F. Orion
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781111352103
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download and Read
Newly updated, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive overview of the American sound system. With an easy-to-follow format and thorough coverage of vowels, consonants, stress and intonation, Pronouncing American English guides students to develop clear speech. Perfect for the classroom, self-study, or in a language lab!

Mastering the American Accent 2nd edition

Author: Lisa Mojsin, M.A.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438068867
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download and Read
This instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language. Specific exercises concentrate on vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, TH, the American R, and the often confusing American T sound. It teaches them to employ correct syllable stress, emphasize the correct words in a sentence for native sounding rhythm, speak with American intonation, link words for smoother speech flow, use common word contractions, and more. Additional topics that often confuse ESL students are also discussed and explained. Includes a native language guide that references problematic accent issues of 13 different language backgrounds. There is also a link to downloadable audio that uses male and female voices to coach correct American-style pronunciation.

The American Accent Guide

Author: Beverly A. Lujan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780963413949
Format: PDF
Download and Read
Intended to help develop communication skills for professional advancement and social situations. It is recommended that students use the book in the initial stages of learning. Then practice again and again relying primarily on the sound discs.

7 Weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers

Author: Tracey Ingram
Publisher: NativeChinese speak English
ISBN: 9780615406862
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download and Read
Discover Insider Secrets and specialized strategies to succeed in speaking conversational American English with ease Are you a Native Chinese student or professional struggling with trying to achieve the American Accent? 7 weeks to a Better American accent for the Native Mandarin Speaker- vol. 1, is the first series specifically designed for the native Chinese speaker to overcome common language challenges with intonation and American English pronunciation. The Mp3 files are a must and are available at CDbaby (dot) com. Many native Chinese speakers have difficulty with the mastery of the English language, and want to speak English better for career advancement. This series give Native Chinese speakers specialized strategies to master conversational American English with greater fluency. This fun and exciting new series, is intended primarily for individuals who have basic to intermediate skills regarding English grammar and vocabulary. The program can be useful for Chinese to English translations, Native Chinese professionals who are looking to polish their business English skills, Chinese students who are attending colleges and universities, and English as a second language professionals. This American accent program is self paced, however is designed to be completed in 7 weeks. This initial series (volume 1), consists of a 70 page workbook complete with bonus materials and 16 MP3 Audio files. The MP3 Audio files are a vital component of this program and should not be missed. This workbook does not contain the Audio files (per Amazon rules) and the user must purchase these Audio files at the Amazon Mp3 store or CDBaby (dot) com. The MP3 Audio Files will enable the reader to hear the American accent coach pronunciation using the standard Midwestern American accent. The combination of hearing the speech samples and following the workbook will enable the reader to make rapid progress as they continue the series. The MP3 Download files are available at Amazon until October 15th, 2014 with the same title as the book, which can be found by adding the following URL in the "Search area," B004FH45M8.