Communicative, Story-Based Activities for Mastering the Sounds of North American English
|L. Henrichsen, et. al.
Univ of Michigan Press
Recognize and overcome pronunciation difficulties with ease through this volume of over 200 focused, independent instructional units! The 10 sections address problems with vowels, consonants, consonant clusters, reduction and blending, word stress, intonation, segmentation, and phonological explanations. A special introductory unit explains how to diagnose your pronunciation difficulties. The over 375 pages include chalkboard-style drawings to illustrate context. These lessons go beyond the imitative practice mode to include rehearsed practice and extemporaneous speech?all the while focusing on communicatively correct pronunciation.