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A Primer of Phonetics By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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A primer of phonetics is designed to support EFL learners in achieving native-like pronunciation: Chapter one deals with the history of phonology and phonetics and provides a brief overview of the... More > impact of philosophy and psychology on the emergence of phonology. Chapter two defines the notion of phoneme, describes IPA phonetic alphabet, and distinguishes between broad and narrow transcriptions. Chapters three and four provide an in-depth account of traditional and systematic articulatory phonetics respectively. Chapter five discusses the place of suprasegmentals in phonology. Chapter six seeks to explain phonemics. Chapter seven provides a brief introduction to the rudiments of acoustic or physical phonetics. Chapter eight introduces the reader to the notion of auditory phonetics. The tables, figures, and photos that are presented throughout the book are designed to give the reader an instant reference for the precise articulation of English phonemes.< Less
Comprehensive Articulatory Phonetics By T Cleghorn, N Rugg
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Comprehensive Articulatory Phonetics teaches how to recognize, record, and reproduce the sounds of any language. Phonetics is the study of sounds. Specifically, it is the study of human speech... More > sounds. A person who only speaks one language may not realize that there are hundreds of different consonants and vowels spoken by humans in different parts of the world. This book will introduce the reader to almost every sound spoken by man. Since the English alphabet is inadequate to represent every speech sound known to man, the reader will be taught the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). This is a special alphabet containing numerous symbols that represent sounds for all languages. This edition does not contain audio.< Less
The Sound of English By Joseph Hudson
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'The Sound of English' is a practical course in English pronunciation. It shows the reader how to pronounce all 19 vowel and 26 consonant sounds of a neutral English accent (Received Pronunciation /... More > BBC English). It also covers the rules of turning English spelling into correct pronunciation, how to join sounds together and the weak/strong structure of speech. Intonation patterns, stress and pitch are all covered in the context of conversation practice. The course contains notes, repetition drills and exercises all with audio professional audio accompaniment. It can be used for self-study and classroom teaching with an easy to follow ESL methodology. The course contains 130 pages over 9 chapters and can be covered in 20 hours of study. The product is fully supported by Pronunciation Studio speech school in London where it was made by IPA certified linguists led by Joseph Hudson.< Less
Beginner's English (Children's Edition) By David Hall
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Beginner's English (Children's Edition) is a phonetics based vocabulary colouring-in book. Using unique characters (such as Angry Ant and Crazy Cat) from our Roman Alphabet, this textbook creates an... More > easy way for children to take their first steps into the English language.< Less
Slovak-English phrasebook By Ernest C Smitten
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Speak Slovak as soon as you step foot in Slovakia with this thoroughly helpful phrasebook, featuring complete phrases, questions and answers, for all kinds of travel situations. Every phrase has a... More > phonetic pronunciation guide to help you be understood. Three different dictionaries let you find the words you want to say, as well as the words you hear. And the grammar section lets you expand your Slovak language knowledge for continued learning.< Less
Slovak - English Phrasebook By Ernest C Smitten
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Speak Slovak as soon as you step foot in Slovakia with this thoroughly helpful phrasebook, featuring complete phrases, questions and answers, for all kinds of travel situations. Every phrase has a... More > phonetic pronunciation guide to help you be understood. Three different dictionaries let you find the words you want to say, as well as the words you hear. And the grammar section lets you expand your Slovak language knowledge for continued learning.< Less
The Pronunciation of English: A Reference and Practice Book By Tamara Piankova
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The Pronunciation of English deals comprehensively with the English sounds, stress, rhythm, and intonation in a single volume. The description of English sounds is based on the sound classification... More > and on the symbols used by Prof. Daniel Jones, a great authority on English phonetics. Our practice exercises are developed specifically for foreign learners of English. A sound is practiced separately and in contrasts, moving from syllables and words in transcription to those in standard spelling, spelling forms, and sentences (with stress marked and intonation patterns shown by arrow point downward and arrow pointing upward). The pronunciation of words is in accordance with the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Work through the book and you will receive a sound training in expressing meaning in English speech, will understand native speakers, and will be understood in a communication.< Less
The Pronunciation of English: A Reference and Practice Book By Tamara Piankova
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The Pronunciation of English deals comprehensively with the English sounds, stress, rhythm, and intonation in a single volume. The description of English sounds is based on the sound classification... More > and on the symbols used by Prof. Daniel Jones, a great authority on English phonetics. Our practice exercises are developed specifically for foreign learners of English. A sound is practiced separately and in contrasts, moving from syllables and words in transcription to those in standard spelling, spelling forms, and sentences (with stress marked and intonation patterns shown by arrow point downward and arrow pointing upward). The pronunciation of words is in accordance with the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Work through the book and you will receive a sound training in expressing meaning in English speech, will understand native speakers, and will be understood in a communication.< Less
English Letter-Sound Drills By Tamara Piankova
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The handbook English Letter-Sound Drills presents: • Different ways of pronouncing the same letters & letter combinations • Pronunciation of vowel sounds in stressed & unstressed... More > positions • Pronunciation of consonants, consonant clusters & sequences • Linkage in connected speech. The book is prepared carefully and with a lot of attention to detail. A reading (pronunciation) item is drilled in single-purpose exercises before different items are brought together in a jumble. Other things being equal, such exercises are more effective than those aimed at practising several difficulties at the same time. Three Appendices are added at the close of the book: (1) Words with the Same Sound but with Different Spellings and Meanings, (2) Spelling Forms for Consonant Sounds, and (3) Spelling Forms for Vowel Sounds. The Glossary of Terms contains the elements of English phonetics and related grammar.< Less
Blue Skies English CVC Workbook By Joseph Harris Jr., John Healey
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Shortly after language learning students have a basic understanding of phonics, the Blue Skies English CVC (Consonant Vowel Consonant) Workbook should be used. It will help reinforce the alphabet by... More > using the phonetic sounds to create words and start students on English vocabulary. As the building block of learning to read English, this book is a definite must for new language learners. In addition to the book, other learning materials are recommended to reinforce lessons in the CVC workbook. Provided to use with English, Japanese, or Portuguese language learners. Blue Skies English is an English language learning school. For 13 years we have been developing and testing our system for teaching ESL and EFL students. Our system has been designed to easily integrate with schools to help teachers maximize lessons in English. While using Blue Skies English teaching and learning materials by themselves has its own advantages, it's best to use in conjunction with the Blue Skies English learning system.< Less