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Pronunciation and Listening Comprehension in North American English This is a revised and expanded version of the highly successful and innovative pronunciation text for intermediate to high-intermediate students of North American English. The Clear Speech, Third Edition, Student's Book provides learners with visual representations of important pronunciation features, such as voicing and syllable length. It features a reordered table of contents, a greater emphasis on listening recognition, and more coverage of vowel sounds. It also contains a Student Audio CD, so students can practice many of the exercises on their own.
Table of Contents
|To the student|
|To the teacher|
|Clear listening test|
|Clear speaking test|
|Rhythm: number of syllables||p. 1|
|Stops and continuants||p. 8|
|More stops and continuants: grammar||p. 16|
|Rhythm: stops and syllable length||p. 25|
|Sounds: Voicing||p. 31|
|Concentrating on sibilants||p. 37|
|Rhythm: voicing and syllable length||p. 45|
|Stress: vowel length||p. 54|
|Stress: vowel clarity||p. 58|
|Word stress patterns||p. 63|
|Basic Emphasis Pattern: content words||p. 72|
|Basic Emphasis Pattern: structure words||p. 77|
|Focus 1 : pitch patterns used for emphasis||p. 86|
|Focus 2: emphasizing structure words||p. 94|
|Intonation: pitch direction of questions||p. 103|
|Intonation: thought groups (1)||p. 108|
|Intonation: thought groups (2)||p. 113|
|App. A Vowels||p. 118|
|App. B Additional work on consonants||p. 124|
|App. C Student's own dictation||p. 132|
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