By Lisa Mojsin M.A.
This mix publication and audio tutorial software is designed to decrease the accents of fellows and ladies who converse English as their moment language. it's going to aid them converse usual American English with readability, self belief, and accuracy. particular routines pay attention to vowel sounds, problematical consonants akin to V, W, B, TH, and the yank R, hire right syllable rigidity, hyperlink phrases for smoother speech movement, use universal note contractions similar to will not rather than won't, and extra. extra subject matters that frequently confuse ESL scholars also are mentioned and defined. They comprise distinguishing among informal and formal speech, homophones (for example, they are and there), spotting phrases with silent letters (comb, receipt, and others), and warding off embarrassing pronunciation error, corresponding to blending up get together and potty. scholars are familiarized with many abnormal English spelling principles and exceptions, and are proven how such irregularities can give a contribution to pronunciation mistakes. a local language consultant references challenging accessory problems with thirteen diverse language backgrounds. right lip and tongue positions for all sounds are mentioned intimately. Enclosed with the ebook are 4 compact discs that use female and male voices to educate right American-style pronunciation.
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I might not do that. 2. It’s not that great. 3. He built that website last night. 4. It felt quite hot in Vermont. 5. What?! That can’t be right! 6. Matt went out for a bite to eat. 7. That apartment felt quite hot. 8. If you eat out every night you’ll get fat. A B C Study Tip Make a list of the most common words that are used in your workplace, or if you are a student, the terminology in your field of study. Find out the correct pronunciation of these words. Also, master the pronunciation of the name of the company that you work for and the names of your American co-workers.
2. Won’t you? 4. Aren’t you? 40 Mastering the American Accent Practice Sentences CD 2 Track 52 1. Did you go to his graduation? 2. Would you take our picture? 3. Why can’t you be punctual? 4. Don’t you like nature? 5. Actually, this is a fortunate situation. 6. You’re adventurous, aren’t you? 7. Why won’t you do it gradually? 8. Can’t you change your schedule? CD 2 Track 53 Words Ending in -ed The final ed forms the past tense of regular verbs (such as needed and worked) and of some adjectives (such as interested and tired).
Life has loveliness to sell, Music like a curve of gold, Scent of pine trees in the rain, Eyes that love you, arms that hold, And for your spirits still delight, Holy thoughts that star the night. Spend all you have for loveliness, Buy it and never count the cost; For one white singing hour of peace Count many a year of strife well lost, And for a breath of ecstasy Give all you have been, or could be. Sara Teasdale CD 3 Track 3 Advice from a Successful Student 1B “My friend and I are both Chinese and both are studying accent reduction.