↥ Free leveled reading ⌏ Mastering the American Accent ⇺ Kindle Author Lisa Mojsin M.A. ∌

↥ Free leveled reading ⌏ Mastering the American Accent ⇺ Kindle Author Lisa Mojsin M.A. ∌ 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, 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 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 beach and bitch 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 There is also a link to downloadable audio that uses male and female voices to coach correct American style pronunciation. Mastering the American Accent

  • 4.3
  • 5490
  • Kindle
  • 1438008104
  • Mastering the American Accent

  • Lisa Mojsin M.A.
  • English
  • 27 August 2017
  • 210 pages

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