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A Course in Listening and Speaking II with CD General Edition Paperback – 18 Jul 2007
Price : ` 370



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Recognising the new role of English as a language of opportunities and possibilities, universities and other academic bodies are launching new courses aimed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills. A Course in Listening and Speaking II aims to develop students' ability to use English accurately and appropriately in academic, professional and social contexts. This course mainly focuses on the development of listening and speaking skills. Key features - Prepares students for purposeful listening in a variety of situations - Deals with word stress, rhythm, intonation and pace of delivery - Develops accuracy, appropriacy and fluency in communication - Prepares students for face-to-face and telephone communication - Engages students in meaningful communication through interactive tasks - Offers excellent models of use of English through a variety of listening exercises on the CD-ROM Table of Contents Introduction To the Teacher Part I Listening Skills Phonemic Symbols Barriers to Listening Academic Listening Listening to Tasks and Descriptions Listening to Announcements Listening to News on the Radio and Television Listening to Casual Conversations Part II Speaking Skills Seventeen, Not Seventy!: Word Stress and Rhythm Bread n' Butter: Weak Forms and Strong Forms Slow and Steady: Pauses and SenseGroups What Lovely Music!: Falling and Rising Tones Hurry Slowly!: Fluency and Pace of Delivery Rising Prices: Dealing with Problem Sounds Half British, Half American: Awareness of Dif

Product details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Foundation Books (18 July 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8175962941
  • ISBN-13: 978-8175962941
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 18 x 1.2 cm