Sounds Great 2: Intermediate Pronunciation and Speaking for Learners of English

  • AUTHOR: Beverly Beisbier
  • ISBN-13: 9780838442739 
  • 139 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©1994     Published
  • List Price = $ 57.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $43.75
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Overview

About The Product

SOUNDS GREAT teaches learners to discover, recognize, and use American English word stress, sentence stress, intonation patterns, and high-frequency vowels and consonants. The many guided conversations, pair and small group practices, information gap activities, peer interviews, and short oral reports invite students to enjoy improving their command of spoken English.

Features

  • Units progress from controlled practice to communicative activities.
  • Individual, pair, and group work.
  • Inductive approach gives learners the opportunity to discover pronunciation rules and patterns.
  • Awareness building drills and ear training exercises for word and sentence stress, intonation and troublesome consonants and vowels.
  • Activities for recognition and discovery of pronunciation and spelling rules with student generated rule writing.
  • Emphasis on word and sentence stress and intonation as foundations for intelligible speech.
  • Structures and vocabulary accessible to learners at the high beginning level.
  • A wide variety of topics and activity types to stimulate student interest in and enjoyment of pronunciation and speaking.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Beverly Beisbier

Table of Contents

1. Vowels for Unstress
2. Word Stress and Unstress
3. Word Stress and Spelling Patterns
4. Predictable Word Stress with Suffixes
5. Predictable Word Stress: Compound Nouns and Phrasal Verbs
6. Sentence Stress
7. Sentence Stress, Linking, and Blending
8. Rising/Falling Intonation
9. Rising Intonation
10. Combination Intonation Patterns
11. The Consonants
12. The Consonants
13. Consonants at the Beginning and End of Words
14. The Vowels

Components

Teacher Components

  • Sounds Great 2: Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0838442757 | ISBN-13: 9780838442753)

Student Supplements

  • Sounds Great 2: Audio Tapes (5)  (ISBN-10: 0838442749 | ISBN-13: 9780838442746)
    SOUNDS GREAT teaches learners to discover, recognize, and use American English word stress, sentence stress, intonation patterns, and high-frequency vowels and consonants. The many guided conversations, pair and small group practices, information gap activities, peer interviews, and short oral reports invite students to enjoy improving their command of spoken English.
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Sounds Great 2: Text/Audio Tapes Pkg.

  • ISBN-10: 0838474586 | ISBN-13: 9780838474587
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  • Sounds Great 2: Intermediate Pronunciation and Speaking for Learners of English

    List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.75
  • Sounds Great 2: Audio Tapes (5)

    List Price = $353.95  | CengageBrain Price = $353.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $266.00