The second edition includes updates and insights on current research and pedagogical practice that have developed over the last decade. This new edition of Teaching Pronunciation - undoubtedly the gold standard for pronunciation methodology texts - has been revised to reflect recent research into the sound system of North American English, as well as new practices in pronunciation pedagogy. Audio CDs with additional examples are now packaged with the book.
The best-selling English Pronunciation in Use is a comprehensive reference and practice book suitable for self-study or classroom work. Sixty easy-to-use units cover all aspects of pronunciation, including individual sounds, word stress, connected speech and intonation. Each unit is supported by audio material in a range of accents. An additional reference section offers a glossary of specialized terms, help with the pronunciation of numbers and geographical names, and fun exercises on phonemic symbols and minimal pairs. The CD-ROM provides a wide variety of additional interactive activities to reinforce the pronunciation covered in the book, as well as tests, progress checks, games and animated diagrams of the mouth showing learners how to produce individual sounds.
A new edition of our best-selling pronunciation title, now in full colour and with a new section on understanding fast, authentic speech. English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate Second Edition is a comprehensive reference and practice book for learners of intermediate level and above. It is suitable for use by individual learners or in the classroom. The book contains 60 easy-to-use two-page units covering all aspects of pronunciation, including sounds, stress and intonation. A new section 'Understanding Pronunciation in Use' focuses on the skill of understanding pronunciation in fast speech. The comprehensive reference section includes a glossary, exercises on using phonemic symbols and information on English as a lingua franca. The Audio CDs include models for repetition and slowed down extracts for listening.
A complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology which combines academic material with practical exercises, both written and recorded. Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, this course has established itself as the most practical, comprehensive text in the field and become widely used in many parts of the world in universities and other institutions of higher education. It is used by both native and non-native speakers alike, and is suitable for those training to teach English as well as those studying the language at an advanced level. This new edition takes into account recent developments in the teaching of phonology. It includes updated references, fuller coverage of intonation, and a new chapter on different varieties of English with illustrative recorded material. English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks. It presents the basic factual material and crucial theoretical issues in a practical and readable way. At the end of each chapter there are notes giving information on further reading, discussion of the more challenging issues, written exercises and, where appropriate, suggestions for teachers. In addition the audio CDs include recorded exercises for every chapter which are particularly helpful for non-native speakers. A full answer key is available at the back of the book. Additional exercises and other supporting material are available online.
This fully-revised edition of the classic elementary pronunciation course is now accompanied by 3 Audio CDs and is suitable for both self-study and classroom use. This is a revised and updated edition of the classic pronunciation title, 'Tree or Three?'. This new edition retains many of the features that make the original edition so popular. In particular, the overall simplicity of the text and straightforward syllabus with an emphasis on minimal pairs, that makes the subject of pronunciation so accessible has been retained. Although the artwork remains simple, this new edition is in full colour to make the material more user-friendly. Still ideal for classroom use, the new edition is also more suitable for learners working on their own (at home or in self-access centres), as clearer rubrics for exercises have been included together with better overall navigation and a clear answer key. Unlike the original edition, there is no separate Teacher's Book. This ISBN refers to the book only. For information on the book and CD pack, please see 978 0 521 685276.
Flightpath is the definitive course for pilots and Air Traffic Controllers who need an ICAO4 level of English to work in the industry. Flightpath is the only Aviation English course to offer a thorough grounding in the full range of communication skills needed by aviation professionals to communicate in non-routine situations. With regular focus on ICAO criteria, learners are given full support in reaching industry standards, including case studies, analysis of their own communication skills, exposure to authentic in-flight communication, and communicative tasks. Flightpath is the most accurate preparation course available for any ICAO4 language test, and includes authentic industry training video. Flightpath has been reviewed and endorsed by a panel of leading aviation communication and safety professionals.
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Category: Business & Economics
Este libro está preparado especialmente para ayudarle a comunicarse en inglés con entrevistadores para empleos, gerentes y compañeros de oficina dentro del ambiente de trabajo norteamericano. La instrucción comienza con elementos básicos de pronunciación del inglés y listas con las palabras y frases más necesarias. Los capítulos siguientes le ayudan a: preparar solicitudes de trabajo en inglés, preguntar y responder en entrevistas de empleo, aprender palabras y frases necesarias en oficinas y fábricas, tratar con problemas médicos y emergencias en el trabajo.
Interchange Third edition is a four-level series for adult and young-adult learners of English from the beginning to the high-intermediate level. The Interchange Third Edition Level 3 Student's Book builds on the foundations established in Level 2 for accurate and fluent communication, extending grammatical, lexical, and functional skills. Topics such as relationships, the media, self-improvement, business and advertising, and controversial issues are presented in unique ways using interesting real-life information. The Student's Book contains 16 teaching units, frequent progress checks that allow students to assess and monitor their own learning, and a listening self-study section. Included is a Student Audio CD that contains the conversation, pronunciation, and self-study sections from the Student's Book.