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Clear Speech from the Start Student's Book with Audio CD: Basic Pronunciation and Listening Comprehension in North American English with CD (Audio)

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Synopsis:

Clear Speech from the Start gives beginning students immediate help in mastering the crucial elements of English pronunciation. Stressing basic pronunciation and listening comprehension in North American English, Clear Speech from the Start concentrates on features that will have the most significant impact on a student's ability to understand and communicate with others. These features include rhythm, stress, intonation, and speech sounds that carry specific grammatical meaning. The text presents these features through kinesthetic exercises and visual and auditory modeling, thus making them accessible even to beginners. Each Student's Book comes with a student Audio CD that contains roughly one third of the exercises included in the class audio program.

Table of Contents

1 The Alphabet and Vowels; 2 The Two Vowel Rule; 3 Syllables; 4 The One Vowel Rule, Linking with N; 5 Strong Syllables, Linking with M; 6 Weak Syllables, Linking Vowels; 7 The Most Important Word; 8 Stop Sound T/D and Continuing Sound S/Z, Linking with T/D and S/Z; 9 Final Sounds D and L, Linking with L; 10 Final Sounds L and LD, Linking with All the Stop Sounds;11 Final Sounds T/D and R, Linking with R;12 Continuing Sounds and Stop Sounds + S/Z, Linking with S/Z;13 Numbers, Checking and Correcting Mistakes;14 Final Sounds N, L, ND, and LD, Linking with N, L, ND, and LD;15 Final Sounds S, TH, and T, Linking with TH; 16 Review; Appendix: Unit Quizzes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521619059
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Author:
Gilbert, Judy B.
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Listening
Subject:
English language -- Spoken English.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Edition Description:
1 Paperback book, 1 Audio CD
Series:
Clear Speech
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
ELT/ESL: intended for use in teaching English as a
Language:
English
Pages:
142
Dimensions:
9.94x7.98x.32 in. .74 lbs.

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Clear Speech from the Start Student's Book with Audio CD: Basic Pronunciation and Listening Comprehension in North American English with CD (Audio)
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"Synopsis" by , Clear Speech from the Start gives beginning students immediate help in mastering the crucial elements of English pronunciation. Stressing basic pronunciation and listening comprehension in North American English, Clear Speech from the Start concentrates on features that will have the most significant impact on a student's ability to understand and communicate with others. These features include rhythm, stress, intonation, and speech sounds that carry specific grammatical meaning. The text presents these features through kinesthetic exercises and visual and auditory modeling, thus making them accessible even to beginners. Each Student's Book comes with a student Audio CD that contains roughly one third of the exercises included in the class audio program.
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