Hewings, Martin.

Pronunciation practice activities : a resource book for teaching English pronunciation / Martin Hewings. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2004. - x, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + - Cambridge handbooks for language teachers. .



Incudes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Aims; Organisation; What is pronunciation?; Key issues in pronunciation teaching and learning; Activities: 1. Developing awareness of English pronunciation; 2. Sounds: vowels, consonants and consonant clusters; 3. Connected speech; 4. Syllables, word stress and stress in phrases; 5. Intonation; 6. Pronunciation and other parts of language: spelling, grammar and vocabulary; 7. Testing pronunciation; 8. Resources for pronunciation teaching; Appendix 1. Key to phonetic symbols; Appendix 2. Common pronunciation problems; Appendix 3. Initial consonant clusters in English; Appendix 4. Some word stress rules; Bibliography; Index. Table of contents

Activities on topics ranging from sounds, syllables, stress and rhythm to voice quality and testing pronunciation with an accompanying audio CD.



0521706122 0521754577 (pbk) 9780521754576


English language--Pronunciation--Study and teaching.
English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.

428.152 / HEP 2004

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