Pronouncing American English: Sounds, Stress, and Intonation / Edition 3

Pronouncing American English: Sounds, Stress, and Intonation / Edition 3

by Gertrude F. Orion
     
 


Newly updated, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive overview of the American sound system. With an easy-to-follow format and thorough coverage of vowels, consonants, stress and intonation, Pronouncing American English guides students to develop clear speech. Perfect for the classroom, self-study, or in a language lab!See more details below

Overview


Newly updated, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive overview of the American sound system. With an easy-to-follow format and thorough coverage of vowels, consonants, stress and intonation, Pronouncing American English guides students to develop clear speech. Perfect for the classroom, self-study, or in a language lab!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111352103
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/17/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
573,137
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


part 1 an overview: sounds of American English unit 1 English spelling and English sounds unit 2 the speech mechanism part 2 stress and intonation unit 3 syllable stress unit 4 vowel and consonant length unit 5 content words, function words and contractions unit 6 word stress and phrasing unit 7 intonation unit 8 using a dictionary part 3 vowel sounds vowel chart unit 9 unit 10 unit 11 unit 12 unit 13 unit 14 unit 15 unit 16 unit 17 unit 18 unit 19 unit 20 part 4 consonant sounds consonant chart unit 21 unit 22 unit 23 unit 24 unit 25 unit 26 unit 27 unit 28 unit 29 unit 30 unit 31 unit 32 unit 33 unit 34 unit 35 unit 36 appendix homophones

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