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Speaking Accurately Book with Audio CD Paperback – 17 Apr 2009
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In the present context of rapid advances in information technology and the wide spread use of the Internet, English has emerged as a global language for professional as well as personal communication. Speaking Accurately has been designed to develop learners??? ability to speak English with global intelligibility. The book and its accompanying audio CD introduce learners to the sound system in English with specific emphasis on common errors made by Indian speakers and reducing their mother tongue influence, thereby helping them towards accent neutralization. Complete with a large number of examples and exercises, this course is an effective learning tool for students and professionals alike. Easy-to-follow presentation and precise teaching make the material appropriate for classroom use as well as self-study. Key Features ??? Extensive examples from everyday English ??? Separate treatment of British and American English ??? Large number of exercises for practice ??? Independent chapters for revision with exercises for reinforcement ??? Appendix with useful expressions to help customer service professionals ??? Accompanying CD to help learners with accuracy in speech ??? A comprehensive answer key to assess progress Contents Introduction 1. Introduction to the Sound of English 2. Speech Organs 3. Vowels 4. Diphthongs 5. Consonants I 6. Consonants II Revision I: Vowels, Diphthongs and Consonants 7. Street in Words and Phrases 8. Strong and Weak Forms 9. Sounds in Connected Speech 10. Rhythm and Intonation Revision II: Stress, Rhythm and Intonation 11. Complex Words and Combining Forms 12. British and American English 13. Communicating in Global English 14. Common Errors Answer Key



Product details

  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (17 April 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8175966653
  • ISBN-13: 978-8175966659
  • Product Dimensions: 23.8 x 18.2 x 1.2 cm