Pronunciation for Advanced Learners of English Teacher's Book, Volume 2

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 6, 1994 - Foreign Language Study - 117 pages
This pronunciation material is suitable for all advanced students and teachers of English who want to improve their understanding and competence in spoken English. It takes a discourse-based approach to the study of English pronunciation and intonation, encouraging learners to examine the sound system of English within the context of connected speech.
 

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Contents

NOTES ON THE WHOLE COURSE Introduction 1 Who is the course for? 2 The need for confidence
1
The organisation of the course 3 Intonation and segments 4 Listening for meaning
3
Listening to intonation
4
Pairwork 7 Intonation transcripts
5
Listening to sounds
6
Prominent syllables and target sounds III The intonation system 10 The description
7
Descriptive categories and transcription conventions
8
The tone unit
11
Recognising and imitating intonation features 15 Prominence
15
Proclaiming tone
16
The tone symbol
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Referring tones 19 Recognising
19
Recognising the tone unit
20
The importance of meaning
21
Speakerlistener understanding
22
Selection
23

Prominent syllables
12
Tone
13
14
14
NOTES ON THE UNITS
32
Transcripts
104
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