Mastering the American Accent 2nd edition

Author: Lisa Mojsin, M.A.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438068867
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Mastering the American accent Book

Author: Lisa Mojsin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780764141850
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn to speak standard American-style English with clarity, confidence and accuracy. Exercises present tricky vowel and consonant sounds and demonstrate correct syllable stress and rhythm. Provides tools to change your accent quickly, including lists of important rules and exceptions. Includes tips for speakers whose native languages are either Chinese, Farsi, Filipino languages, French, German, Indian languages, indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese.The 4 audio CD's, with male and female voices, coach you in correct American-style pronunciation.

American Accent Training

Author: Ann Cook
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438010359
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Makes a great training tool for classroom or personal use! This new edition comes with downloadable audio that features professional male and female voices that have been carefully selected to represent authentic American pronunciation and intonation; easy-to-follow lessons; pronunciation exercises; invaluable supplementary materials; and more. Specifically designed for foreign-born students and business people working, traveling, or studying in the United States and Canada.

The American Accent Guide

Author: Beverly A. Lujan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780963413949
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Perfecting Your English Pronunciation

Author: Susan Cameron
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071788484
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reduce your accent when pronouncing English, with the expertise from an acclaimed specialist in the area Developed by acclaimed speech consultant and accent specialist Susan Cameron, Perfecting Your English Pronunciation features her successful method, which focuses on the anatomical placement of sound and on the musculature used in articulation. Where other accent reduction/English pronunciation products rely on solely mimicking of audio sounds, this work focuses visually, audibly, and narratively on the physical ability to speak English, noting that many sounds of English may be difficult for you because some tongue positions used in English may not be used in your native language. The 45-minute DVD introduces you to mouth and jaw exercises to prepare you for English, then demonstrates mouth formations and tongue placement using other nonnative speakers like you. You will see and hear how English sounds--enabling you to become more and more comfortable conversing with native English speakers as you go through the program.

American Accent Training

Author: Ann Cook
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764196515
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Pronouncing American English

Author: Gertrude F. Orion
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781111352103
Format: PDF
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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 CD 2

Author: Lisa Mojsin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780764186462
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Exercises present tricky vowel and consonant sounds and demonstrate correct syllable stress and rhythmn. Provides tools to change your accent quickly, including lists of important rules and exceptions. For speakers whose native languages are Chinese, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese.