Pronounce it Perfectly in American English (Book+Audio)
Pronounce it Perfectly in American English
Author(s): Jean Yates, M.A., Corporate Linguistics Trainer
Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.
Date: Feb 1, 2005
Size: 35 + 259 Mb
Format: PDF + MP3 (24kbps/22kHz)
Language: American English
“Learn to Speak with an Authentic American Accent”
“Listen and Imitate the Sound Patterns of Spoken American English” Enhance your American pronunciation and accent. The goal of the course is to “perfect” your pronunciation to be understood the first time ,to be confident and be proud of the way you speak.
ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, and all others for whom English is a second language and who want to improve their pronunciation will find this book and compact disc combination especially instructive. The new second edition presents a significantly increased number of exercises, all of them providing practice in every sound that is specific to American-style English. Emphasis is on stress and intonation patterns in conversational English. Recognition of these patterns is essential to fluent speech and listening comprehension. Four compact discs replace the first edition’s audiocassettes, and have been increased by 50 minutes in playing time to a total of 5 hours and 20 minutes.
When mastering English, nothing is more important than learning to pronounce the words and phrases so that you’re understood. This CD-and-book program emphasizes speaking, sound discrimination, and standard intonation patterns in American-style English. ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, and all others for whom English is a second language and who want to improve their pronunciation will find this book and compact disc combination especially valuable.