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With a friendly writing style and abundant illustrations, Pronunciation Made Simple (formerly English Pronunciation for International Students) helps students understand and achieve the pronunciation patterns of native English speakers. Appropriate for both classroom use and self-study, this confidence-building text motivates students to practice their skills outside the classroom.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 308 pages
  • 200 x 252 x 20mm | 557.93g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0131115960
  • 9780131115965
  • 315,934

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With a friendly writing style and abundant illustrations, English Pronunciation Made Simple , 2nd edition, by Paulette Dale and Lillian Poms, helps students understand and achieve Englishpronunciation and sounds. patterns of native English speakers. English Pronunciation Made Simple includes separate sections on vowels, consonants, and stress, rhythm and intonation, breaking down the components of native-like pronunciation to assist students in grasping both pieces and patterns. Practical hints build confidence and help students use English spelling patterns as a guide to correct pronunciation. Abundant mouth illustrations provide a clear path to better pronunciation. A variety of listening, reading, and conversational activities offer comprehensive practice with sounds as they occur in words, common phrases, and sentences. Free audio CDs include all the listening-based self-test exercises in the Student Book. Appropriate for both classroom use and self-study, this confidence-building text motivates students to practice their skills outside the classroom. "show more

Table of contents

English Pronunciation Made Simple Paulette Dale & Lillian Poms About the Authors Preface To the Student Part I: Vowels Lesson 1 Pronouncing the Vowels of American English Lesson 2 [i] as in me, team and bee and [I] as in it and pin Lesson 3 [e I ] as in ate, game, and they Lesson 4 [ ] as in egg, pet, and head Lesson 5 [ae] as in at, fat, and happy Lesson 6 [a] as in arm, hot, and father Lesson 7 Contrast and Review of [e I ], [ ], [ae], and [a] Lesson 8 [u] as in you, too, and rule and [ U ] as in cook and put Lesson 9 [ ' ] as in up, but, and come Lesson 10 [ OU ] as in oh, no, and boat Lesson 11 [ U ] as in all, caught, and boss Lesson 12 Contrast and Review of [ ' ], [ OU ], U] ], and [a] Lesson 13 [Y] as in a, upon, and soda Lesson 14 [ ] as in turn, first, and serve and [ ] as in father and actor Lesson 15 [a U ] as in out, house, and cow Lesson 16 [a I ] as in I, my, and pie Lesson 17 [ U I ] as in oil, noise, and boy Part 2: Stress, Rhythm, and Intonation Lesson 18 Introducing Stress, Rhythm, and Intonation Lesson 19 Stress Within the Word Lesson 20 Stress Within the Sentence Lesson 21 Rhythm Lesson 22 Intonation Part 3: Consonants Lesson 23 Pronouncing the Consonants of American English Lesson 24 [s] as in sit, basket, and kiss and [z] as in zoo, busy, and buzz Lesson 25 [t] as in top, return, and cat Lesson 26 [d] as in day, ladder, and bed Lesson 27 [,] as in think, bathtub, and mouth Lesson 28 [d] as in the, father, and smooth Lesson 29 Contrast and Review of [s], [z], [t], [d], [,], and [d] Lesson 30 [ + ] as in shoe, nation, and wish and [t + ] as in chair, teacher, and witch Lesson 31 Contrast and Review of [s], [ + ], [t], and [t + ] Lesson 32 [ 7 ] as in measure, vision, and rouge Lesson 33 [d 7 ] as in jam, magic, and age and [j] as in you and yes Lesson 34 Contrast and Review of [t + ], [d 7 ], and [j] Lesson 35 Additional Contrasts Lesson 36 [p] as in pay, apple, and stop Lesson 37 [b] as in boy, rabbit, and tub Lesson 38 [f] as in fun, office, and if Lesson 39 [v] as in very, over, and save Lesson 40 [h] as in hat and behind Lesson 41 [w] as in we and away Lesson 42 [l] as in lamp, yellow, and pool Lesson 43 [r] as in red, marry, and far Lesson 44 Contrast and Review of [l] and [r] Lesson 45 [k] as in cake, car, and book Lesson 46 [g] as in go, begin, and egg Lesson 47 [m] as in me and swim Lesson 48 [n] as in no and run Lesson 49 [K] as in sing Lesson 50 Contrast and Review of [m], [n], and [K] Lesson 51 Pronouncing Final Consonant Sounds Lesson 52 Pronouncing Consonant Clusters Lesson 53 Pronouncing Past Tense Verbs Lesson 54 Pronouncing Plurals, Third-Person Verbs, Possessives, and Contractions Appendices Appendix I To the Teacher Breaking the Ice Hearing the Sounds Accent Analysis Accent Analysis Sentences: Vowels Accent Analysis Sentences: Consonants Using the Manual for Classroom Instructions Additional Communicative Practice Activities Additional Auditory Discrimination Practice Activities Appendix II Check Yourself Answer Keyshow more

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