Manual of American English Pronunciation / Edition 4

Manual of American English Pronunciation / Edition 4

by Clifford H. Jr. Prator
     
 

ISBN-10: 0030007038

ISBN-13: 9780030007033

Pub. Date: 01/28/1985

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Designed for high intermediate and advanced students of American English who want to improve their pronunciation and reduce their accents, Manual of American English Pronunciation presents an easy-to-follow, complete and individualized guide. This package can be used with teacher guidance in ESL/EFL classes or as a self-study guide.

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Overview

Designed for high intermediate and advanced students of American English who want to improve their pronunciation and reduce their accents, Manual of American English Pronunciation presents an easy-to-follow, complete and individualized guide. This package can be used with teacher guidance in ESL/EFL classes or as a self-study guide.

Clifford Prator and Betty Wallace Robinett, two world-famous linguists, have combined their considerable expertise and skill to design an Accent Inventory Checklist which comprehensively covers all aspects of American English Pronunciation. It is this CHECKLIST which individualizes the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030007033
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1985
Edition description:
4th ed
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Accent Inventory (Copy 1) ix
Introduction: To the Teacher xv
The Phonetic Alphabet
1(9)
Classification of Vowels
10(8)
Unstressed Vowels
18(10)
Sentence-Stress and Rhythm
28(16)
Rising-Falling Intonation
44(14)
Rising Intonation
58(17)
More About Intonation
75(15)
Classification of Consonants; the Endings-ed and -s
90(11)
Initial and Final Consonants
101(12)
L, R, and Syllabic Consonants
113(12)
Front Vowels
125(11)
Central and Back Vowels
136(12)
Consonant Substitutions: Part 1
148(11)
Consonant Substitutions: Part 2
159(14)
Consonant Clusters
173(16)
The Sandhi of Spoken English
189(17)
Long and Short Vowels
206(12)
Regular and Irregular Spellings
218(23)
Accent Inventory (Copy 2)
235(6)
Index 241

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