Tongue Twisters, Rhymes, and Songs to Improve Your English Pronunciation
Author House, 14.11.2007 - 128 Seiten
Okay. You are living and working in the United States, or perhaps you are living and working in your home country using English on a daily basis for business. You have basic English language fluency. I admire you because it has been a dream of mine to be able to speak another language--any language--as well as you speak English.
But darn it! Don't you get a little tired of those funny looks? Doesn't it get annoying to hear, "Could you repeat that please?"
The purpose of this workbook and accompanying CDs, is to help you realize why you get those occasional reactions from your listeners, and to take the good English you already have and polish it enough to keep those questions to a bare minimum. And while we're at it, I'd like for you to have some fun!
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Final Voiced Consonants
Initial Unvoiced Consonants
Two Special t Sounds
v and w
Unvoiced th 9
Voiced th 5
Nasal consonant I
Front Vowel I
The short u vowel U
Central Vowel A
the Schwa 9
Back Vowel o
Back Vowel D
Glottal Glide h
Vocalic r 3 81
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