Better English Pronunciation by J. D. O'Connor

By J. D. O'Connor

This is often the hot version of a hugely profitable and established textual content on pronunciation. It presents a scientific and thorough advent to the pronunciation of English to assist intermediate and extra complicated scholars enhance their creation of the spoken language. After a brief advent to pronunciation difficulties the writer explains how the speech organs paintings; he then offers with each one sound individually prior to facing phrases together, rhythm-patterns and intonation. perform fabric is given at periods in the course of the ebook. the actual problems of the audio system of sure different languages are famous, and remedial routines supplied. A recording of the entire perform fabric within the e-book is on the market on cassettes.

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You should think about not only the explicit meaning of the author’s words but also the logical implications of those words. How to Recognize Inference Questions Inference questions will usually include the word infer, suggest, or imply. b b b Which of the following can be inferred about X? The author of the passage implies that X . . Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 1 about X? Tips for Inference Questions b Make sure your answer does not contradict the main idea of the passage.

You are then asked a question like any of the following: b b b The word “ X ” in the passage is closest in meaning to . . The phrase “ X ” in the passage is closest in meaning to . . In stating X, the author means that . . Tips for Vocabulary Questions b Remember that the question is not just asking the meaning of a word; it is asking for the meaning as it is used in the passage. Do not choose an answer just because it can be a correct meaning of the word; understand which meaning the author is using in the passage.

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