English Pronunciation Made Simple Audio CDs (4)

English Pronunciation Made Simple Audio CDs (4)

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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.
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  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 200 x 252 x 20mm | 557.93g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0131115960
  • 9780131115965
  • 663,115

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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 English pronunciation 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.
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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 Key
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