Well Said, New Edition

  • AUTHORS: Linda Grant; Eve Einselen Yu
  • ©2017 
  • Recommended For: Adult Education | Higher Education | Private Language Schools
  • Subject(s): Listening & Speaking | Pronunciation


About the Program

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The Well Said series is designed to improve the pronunciation and communication skills of beginner to advanced students from all language backgrounds. Both levels offer a clear course plan covering the essential areas of pronunciation, including stress, rhythm, and intonation--features that research shows help students the most. Additionally, there are over fifty pages of supplemental activities focusing on consonant and vowel sounds. Key features of the series:

  • Easy-to-teach chapter structure progresses from controlled activities to communicative, emphasizing pair and group practice.
  • NEW Online Workbooks provide auto-graded activities that reinforce all rules and sounds presented in the book.
  • UPDATED content to reflect the latest research in second language pronunciation.
  • UPDATED Companion Websites for teachers and students, including the full audio program. The teacher’s site also includes the Instructor’s Manual with teaching notes, and more.

About the Author

  • Linda Grant

    Linda has pursued her interest in first and second language pronunciation for over forty years. She has taught ESL students at Georgia Tech, international teaching assistants at Emory University, and graduate students in applied linguistics at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Her special interests are applying pronunciation research to practice and integrating pronunciation into the oral communication curriculum. She is the author of two pronunciation texts, Well Said and Well Said Intro (National Geographic Cengage) and the editor of the teacher resource volume Pronunciation Myths (University of Michigan Press).

  • Eve Einselen Yu

    Eve Einselen Yu has been in the field of English Language Teaching and Linguistics for twenty years. She fell in love with the field as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Slovak Republic. Since then, she has taught students of all levels and ages in Hiroshima, Japan; Semarang, Indonesia; and New York City. She has also taught future teachers of English at Hunter College and in Central Java. Eve has developed or written both print and digital ELT content for over eight years.

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