Mastering the American Accent [With 4 CDs]

Mastering the American Accent With CDs This combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language It will help them speak standard American English

  • Title: Mastering the American Accent [With 4 CDs]
  • Author: Lisa Mojsin Lisa Mojsin
  • ISBN: 9780764195822
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Paperback
  • This combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language It will help them speak standard American English with clarity, confidence, and accuracy Specific exercises concentrate on vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, B, TH, and the American R, employ correct syllablThis combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language It will help them speak standard American English with clarity, confidence, and accuracy Specific exercises concentrate on vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, B, TH, and the American R, employ correct syllable stress, link words for smoother speech flow, use common word contractions such as won t instead of will not, and Additional topics that often confuse ESL students are also discussed and explained They include distinguishing between casual and formal speech, homophones for instance, they re and there , recognizing words with silent letters comb, receipt, and others , and avoiding embarrassing pronunciation mistakes, such as mixing up party and potty Students are familiarized with many irregular English spelling rules and exceptions, and are shown how such irregularities can contribute to pronunciation errors A native language guide references problematic accent issues of 13 different language backgrounds Correct lip and tongue positions for all sounds are discussed in detail Enclosed with the book are four compact discs that use male and female voices to coach correct American style pronunciation.

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    1. Informative book but sometimes it bothered me when, on the audio part, they compare words with similar sounds but have two different voice actors saying the practice sentences, instead of the same person, as I really need to catch the finest difference in sounds.I was already doing the linking without really knowing it, but it was good to understand the rules behind it.Sadly there are no tips at the end for Italians, but I'll suggest that chapter to my friends whose countries are covered.

    2. 한국에서 영어 발음 가르치는 책은 내용이 매우 부실한 경우가 많다. 영어 발음기호도 읽을 줄만 알지 실제로 그게 어떻게 발음해야 하는지도 배운 적이 없다. Lisa Mojsin이 설명하는 영어 방식이 어떤 것인지 맛보기로 볼 수 있는 유투브 영상이다.* youtube/watch?v=3dasu - American Accent: "heel" or "hill"? Pronunciation of English vowels지금껏 수많은 영어 학원을 다녔지만 장음 i와 단음 i가 발음상 [...]

    3. I most enjoyed the differences between British and American accents. Also interesting was the stops (consonants where airflow is not released), and the intonation. English is a neat language!

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