Cambridge English for schools, Book 3 by Andrew Littlejohn

By Andrew Littlejohn

This five-level path for younger scholars has gained world wide compliment for its cutting edge process that truly works. It was once the 1st path to be totally according to CLIL (Content and Language built-in studying) rules. Cambridge English for faculties contains a communicative, task-based method the place the content material and ideas mirror scholars' personal lives and pursuits. there's a clearly-structured, energetic method of grammar with standard revision and overview. This direction is efficacious with mixed-ability sessions and emphasises learner selection, decision-making and autonomy. The Starter point offers round 40-60 hours of sophistication paintings whereas degrees 1-4 have 32 devices and eighty+ hours each one.

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3 Plosive E /t/ (complete closure). Note that a minus sign (–) indicates voiceless (see p. 27). b) The closure is released relatively slowly. e. a narrowing which gives rise to homorganic friction (namely, friction at the same point of articulation as the stop closure). The sounds made in this way are termed affricates. 2 illustrate the stages in E /tS/. In English, /tS/, as in church, and /dZ/, as in judge, are the only affricate articulations which function as phonemes. 1 Affricate E /tS/, showing closure.

This effect is termed pre-glottalisation (or glottal reinforcement). 4). It is formed before or during the articulation of the stop (see pp. 152-53). Glottal reinforcement is very important in RP, and in many cases it is the most significant indicator of a fortis stop. tS taU@] FORTIS / LENIS CONTRAST IN DUTCH AND ENGLISH 5 Aspiration Initially in a stressed syllable, the English fortis plosives /p, t, k/ are strongly aspirated. This means that there is a brief period of voicelessness (sounding like a short [h]) following the plosive.

E /j/ and /w/ are like very short vowels, similar to brief versions of E /i:/ and E /u:/ respectively. Similarly, D /j/ is like a rapidly articulated D /i/. 2 EXERCISE 8 Say a D /i/ followed directly by D /a:/ in this way: [ia:]. If you say [i] quickly, you will end up with Dutch ja. Now try the same with /u/. If you say a rapid D /u/ followed by /Et/, you should end up with a sound close to E [w], and a word sounding like English wet. E /r/ is usually approximant with the tip of the tongue approaching the rear of the alveolar ridge.

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