Mastering The American Accent

Author: Lisa Mojsin
Editor: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764195822
Size: 17,36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 142

Exercises present tricky vowel and consonant sounds and demonstrate correct syllable stress and rhythmn. Provides tools to change your accent quickly, including lists of important rules and exceptions. For speakers whose native languages are Chinese, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese.

Mastering The American Accent 2nd Edition

Author: Lisa Mojsin, M.A.
Editor: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438068867
Size: 17,82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language. Specific exercises concentrate on vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, TH, the American R, and the often confusing American T sound. It teaches them to employ correct syllable stress, emphasize the correct words in a sentence for native sounding rhythm, speak with American intonation, link words for smoother speech flow, use common word contractions, and more. Additional topics that often confuse ESL students are also discussed and explained. Includes a native language guide that references problematic accent issues of 13 different language backgrounds. There is also a link to downloadable audio that uses male and female voices to coach correct American-style pronunciation.

Mastering The American Accent With Downloadable Audio

Author: Lisa Mojsin
Editor: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438008104
Size: 15,55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 433

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Mastering the American Accent is an easy-to-follow approach for reducing the accent of non-native speakers of English. Well-sequenced lessons in the book correspond over eight hours of downloadable audio files covering the entire text. The audio program provides clear models (both male and female) to help coach a standard American accent. The program is designed to help users speak Standard American English with clarity, confidence, and accuracy. The many exercises in the book concentrate on topics such as vowel sounds, problematic consonants such as V, W, TH, the American R and T and others. Correct lip and tongue positions for all sounds are discussed in detail. Beyond the production of sounds, the program provides detailed instruction in prosodic elements such as syllable stress, emphasis, intonation, linking words for smoother speech flow, common word contractions, and much more. Additional topics that often confuse ESL students are also discussed and explained. They include distinguishing between casual and formal speech, homophones (e.g., they're and there), recognizing words with silent letters (e.g., comb, receipt), and avoiding embarrassing pronunciation mistakes, such as mixing up "pull" and "pool." 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 for 13 different language backgrounds.

Master The American Accent

Author: Judy Ravin
Editor: Language Success Press
ISBN: 098177542X
Size: 20,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 956

A comprehensive accent reduction guide for self-study, including a book, an interactive CD-ROM, and 4 audio CDs. With a hard plastic media case.

Spanish In 10 Minutes A Day

Author: Kristine Kershul
Editor: Bilingual Books (WA)
ISBN: 9780944502587
Size: 14,69 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This AUDIO program can be used in conjunction with the book "SPANISH in 10 mintues a day" to maximize one's progress or on its own while commuting, exercising or doing chores around the house.This AUDIO program distinguishes itself from others by using a selection of voices, male and female, young and old, from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries to help acquaint one with a variety of accents.The six AUDIO CDs are packaged in a separate 6-pack wallet so that they can be easily removed from the box and kept in the car, a briefcase or a coat pocket.A complete program - read and write to see the language - flash cards to help one remember - sticky labels to keep one involved and AUDIO to bring it all together. Read, write, see, touch and hear!

Mastering The Game Of Thrones

Author: Jes Battis
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 147661962X
Size: 14,32 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 384

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series is a worldwide phenomenon, and the world of Westeros has seen multiple adaptations, from HBO’s acclaimed television series to graphic novels, console games and orchestral soundtracks. This collection of new essays investigates what makes this world so popular, and why the novels and television series are being taught in university classrooms as genre-defining works within the American fantasy tradition. This volume represents the first sustained scholarly treatment of George R.R. Martin’s groundbreaking work, and includes writing by experts involved in the production of the HBO show. The contributors investigate a number of compelling areas, including the mystery of the shape-shifting wargs, the conflict between religions, the origins of the Dothraki language and the sex lives of knights. The significance of fan cultures and their adaptations is also discussed.

Mastering Meaning Harnessing The Power Of American English

Author: Judith L. Bergman
ISBN: 1105093220
Size: 12,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 509

You will never have true mastery of English as a second language until you understand its non-literal meanings, until you really know how and when to use idioms, metaphors and multiple meaning words and until you can pronounce these words correctly so that you are easily understood. Get the "inside story" in four areas: Playing with Words, Painting with Words, Grappling with Grammar and Pronouncing Words and have fun with short chapter quizzes (answers provided)!

7 Weeks To A Better American Accent For Native Mandarin Speakers

Author: Tracey Ingram
Editor: NativeChinese speak English
ISBN: 9780615406862
Size: 17,97 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 388

Discover Insider Secrets and specialized strategies to succeed in speaking conversational American English with ease Are you a Native Chinese student or professional struggling with trying to achieve the American Accent? 7 weeks to a Better American accent for the Native Mandarin Speaker- vol. 1, is the first series specifically designed for the native Chinese speaker to overcome common language challenges with intonation and American English pronunciation. The Mp3 files are a must and are available at CDbaby (dot) com. Many native Chinese speakers have difficulty with the mastery of the English language, and want to speak English better for career advancement. This series give Native Chinese speakers specialized strategies to master conversational American English with greater fluency. This fun and exciting new series, is intended primarily for individuals who have basic to intermediate skills regarding English grammar and vocabulary. The program can be useful for Chinese to English translations, Native Chinese professionals who are looking to polish their business English skills, Chinese students who are attending colleges and universities, and English as a second language professionals. This American accent program is self paced, however is designed to be completed in 7 weeks. This initial series (volume 1), consists of a 70 page workbook complete with bonus materials and 16 MP3 Audio files. The MP3 Audio files are a vital component of this program and should not be missed. This workbook does not contain the Audio files (per Amazon rules) and the user must purchase these Audio files at the Amazon Mp3 store or CDBaby (dot) com. The MP3 Audio Files will enable the reader to hear the American accent coach pronunciation using the standard Midwestern American accent. The combination of hearing the speech samples and following the workbook will enable the reader to make rapid progress as they continue the series. The MP3 Download files are available at Amazon until October 15th, 2014 with the same title as the book, which can be found by adding the following URL in the "Search area," B004FH45M8.

Ingles Para El Lugar De Trabajo With 2 Audio Cds English For The Workplace With Audio Cds

Author: William C. Harvey
Editor: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764197932
Size: 12,93 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 942

Este libro está preparado especialmente para ayudarle a comunicarse en inglés con entrevistadores para empleos, gerentes y compañeros de oficina dentro del ambiente de trabajo norteamericano. La instrucción comienza con elementos básicos de pronunciación del inglés y listas con las palabras y frases más necesarias. Los capítulos siguientes le ayudan a: preparar solicitudes de trabajo en inglés, preguntar y responder en entrevistas de empleo, aprender palabras y frases necesarias en oficinas y fábricas, tratar con problemas médicos y emergencias en el trabajo.