Targeting Pronunciation: Communicating Clearly in English

  • AUTHOR: Sue F. Miller
  • ISBN-13: 9780618444182 
  • 288 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition
  • ©2006     Published
  • Level(s): Advanced | High-intermediate | Intermediate
  • List Price = $ 70.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $53.25
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Overview

About The Product

Targeting Pronunciation uses an interactive approach and clear explanations to help students communicate effectively in English. It makes pronunciation easy to teach and fun to learn. The text features a diagnostic package for setting individual priorities. Students build independence by improving their ability to self-monitor and self-correct and by completing home assignments for practice beyond the classroom. The Second Edition includes increased coverage of consonants and vowels, enhanced Web activities, additional authentic speech samples, and indexes by chapter and activity type for easy reference.

Features

  • Self-quizzes at the end of each chapter reinforce students� understanding of chapter material.
  • An improved chapter organization helps instructors teach pronunciation in a more progressive, logical sequence.
  • A variety of listening and speaking exercises increase student confidence in mastering English speech rhythm and intonation.
  • Talk Times communicative activities facilitate the transfer of pronunciation targets to real-life situations.
  • Online Teaching and Study Centers provide an instructor�s resource manual, answer key, and printable worksheets to instructors.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Sue F. Miller

Table of Contents

1. Improving Your Pronunciation 2. Pronunciation Basics 3. Stressing Syllabus and Speaking Clearly 4. More Intonation Patterns: More Words 5. Speech Rhythm: Stress and Unstress 6. Vowels and Speech Music 7. Sing Along: The Melody of Speech 8. The Speech Pathway-What's Happening Where? 9. Important Endings 10. More about Vowels and Consonants 11. More about Conversational Speech 12. More about Thought Groups Appendixes

New to this Edition

  • Five progressive units to help move through the chapters in a logical sequence.
  • Chapter self-quizzes.
  • Augmented audio program with authentic speech samples, updated vocabulary and pedagogy, and enhanced website activities.

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  • Targeting Pronounciation: Audio CDs (5)  (ISBN-10: 0618444211 | ISBN-13: 9780618444212)
    Targeting Pronunciation uses an interactive approach and clear explanations to help students communicate effectively in English. It makes pronunciation easy to teach and fun to learn. The text features a diagnostic package for setting individual priorities. Students build independence by improving their ability to self-monitor and self-correct and by completing home assignments for practice beyond the classroom. The Second Edition includes increased coverage of consonants and vowels, enhanced Web activities, additional authentic speech samples, and indexes by chapter and activity type for easy reference.
    List Price = 245.95  | CengageBrain Price = 245.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 184.75
  • Targeting Pronunciation: Audio Tape  (ISBN-10: 0618444203 | ISBN-13: 9780618444205)
    Audio Cassette for Targeting Pronunciation.
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