Phonetic Readings in English (Classic Reprint)

Phonetic Readings in English (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Phonetic Readings in English The first thing a foreigner has to do when he Wishes to ac'quire the correct pronunciation of English or any other foreign language, 'is to learn to pronounce the individual sounds. For this purpose a good teacher is essential. The best results are achieved by imitation of the sounds pronounced by the teacher aided by a study of phonetic theory (that is' to say, a study of the positions of the organs of speech in forming the correct sounds) and the practice of suitable exercises. The requisite ph'onetic theory with explanations. Of the usual faults of pronunciation 'heard from foreigners speaking English, and exercises for correcting these faults, will be found in the books mentioned on p. VIII. When the student is able' to pronounce tolerably well the isolated English sounds (a list of which is given on pp. V, VI) he is in a position to start reading phonetic texts. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243274009
  • 9780243274000