A Complete Course in Pronunciation
|Rebecca M. Dauer
Achieve a near-native accent through this complete pronunciation course! A classic in the field, this book contains 16 units focused on the pronunciation of English as it is spoken in North America. It teaches vowels, consonants, rhythm, stress, and intonation based on the principles of articulation phonetics. It contains numerous practice exercises, including phrases, reading passages, dialogues, and oral presentations. This book also provides spelling patterns, illustrations of the lip positions of vowels and consonants, and a diagnostic speech sample. There is an emphasis on connected speech throughout.