Focus on Pronunciation 2 (with 2 Student Audio CDs): Intermediate Level 2

Focus on Pronunciation 2 (with 2 Student Audio CDs): Intermediate Level 2

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Focus on Pronunciation 2 gives intermediate students the tools, tips, and techniques to help them speak English clearly and accurately. The variety of activities and accessible style makes learning fun. A five-part structure allows focused practice in individual sound areas: Vowels; Consonants; Syllables and Stress in Words; Rhythms; and Intonation. Features * Clear explanations and diagrams make the text easy to use. * Engaging activities, including games and high-interest listening and speaking tasks, guide students from controlled practice to communicative interaction. * Self-study material and audio CDs offer students a wealth of practice outside the classroom.show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 188 x 248.9 x 15.2mm | 385.56g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0130978779
  • 9780130978776

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"Focus on Pronunciation 2" gives intermediate students the tools, tips, and techniques to help them speak English clearly and accurately. The variety of activities and accessible style makes learning fun. A five-part structure allows focused practice in individual sound areas: Vowels; Consonants; Syllables and Stress in Words; Rhythms; and Intonation. FeaturesClear explanations and diagrams make the text easy to use. Engaging activities, including games and high-interest listening and speaking tasks, guide students from controlled practice to communicative interaction. Self-study material and audio CDs offer students a wealth of practice outside the classroom.show more

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Introduction PART 1 VOWELS Unit 1 Vowel overview Unit 2 [ iy ] sheep and [ I ] ship Related Units: 1, 3, 22, 26 Unit 3 [ ey ] late, [ ' ] let, and [ I ] lit Related Units: 1, 2, 4, 7, 22, 26 Unit 4 [ a ] black and [ ' ] red Related Units: 1, 3, 7, 33 Unit 5 [Y] cup Related Units: 1, 6, 7, 22, 26-31, 33, 34, 35 Unit 6 [ Q ] cop and [Y] cup Related Units: 1, 5, 7, 8, 22, 26-31, 33, 34, 35 Unit 7 Review: [ [ ] net, [ a] Nat, [ Y] nut, and [ Q ] not Related Units: 1, 3-6, 9, 26, 30, 31, 36, 37 Unit 8 [ r ] after vowels Related Units: 1, 11, 20, 33, 34 Unit 9 [ ow ] boat, [ Q ] pot, and [ T ] bought Related Units: 1, 6, 7, 22, 26 Unit 10 [ uw ] food and [ ' ] book Related Units: 1, 9, 15, 22, 26 PART 2 CONSONANTS Unit 11 Consonant overview Unit 12 Beginning and final consonants Related Units: 11, 13, 19, 24, 25, 26 Unit 13 Past tense endings Related Units: 11, 12, 19, 25, 26, 30, 31 Unit 14 "TH" sounds: [ A ] thanks and [ Adegree ] that Related Units: 11, 12, 19, 24, 25 Unit 15 [ p ] pie, [ b ] buy, [ f ] fine, [ v ] vine, and [ w ] wine Related Units: 11, 12, 24, 25 Unit 16 [ s ] seven and [ z ] zero Related Units: 11, 12, 17, 19, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 36 Unit 17 [ ' ] shoe and [ ' ] television Related Units: 11, 12, 17, 22, 24, 25, 30, 36 Unit 18 [ ] chicken and [ A ] jacket Related Units: 11, 12, 17, 22, 24, 25, 30, 36 Unit 19 "S" endings: plurals, present tense, and possessives Related Units: 11-17, 25, 26 Unit 20 [ r ] right and [ l ] light Related Units: 8, 11, 12, 24, 25, 31 Unit 21 [ m ] mouse, [ n ] nose, and [ K ] sing Related Units: 11, 12, 24, 25, 31 Unit 22 [ y ] yet and [ A ] jet; Consonant clusters with [y] regular Related Units: 1, 11, 12, 18, 24, 25, 31 Unit 23 [ h ] hat; Reduction of "H" words Related Units: 11, 12, 30, 31, 34 Unit 24 Beginning consonant clusters Related Units: 11, 12, 14-17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 31 Unit 25 Final consonant clusters; Joining final consonants to the next word Related Units: 11-21, 24, 31, 32, 36, 37 PART 3 STRESS IN WORDS Unit 26 Stress in words: overview Unit 27 Stressed syllables; Vowel length; Vowel reduction Related Units: 1, 5, 11, 13, 19, 26, 28-35 Unit 28 Parts of speech; Suffixes; Numbers Related Units: 26, 27, 29 Unit 29 Compounds; Noun-verb pairs Related Units: 16, 26, 27, 28 PART 4 RHYTHM AND INTONATION Unit 30 Rhythm and intonation: overview Unit 31 Content and function words; Thought groups Related Units: 26-30, 32, 33, 34, 35 Unit 32 Highlighting important words Related Units: 30, 31, 36, 37 Unit 33 Reduced words: bacon 'n eggs Related Units: 4, 5, 26-31, 34 Unit 34 Contractions and reductions of verbs Related Units: 5, 19, 23, 26, 27, 30-32, 36, 37 Unit 35 Rhythm patterns of prepositions and particles Related Units: 5, 12, 25, 27, 30-34 Unit 36 Rising intonation; Falling intonation Related Units: 7, 16, 18, 24-26, 29, 30, 32, 34, 37 Unit 37 Intonation: expressing feelings and attitudes Related Units: 7, 16, 25, 30, 32, 34, 36 Unit exercise answers Appendix I: for team 1 players Appendix II: for team 2 playersshow more

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