The phonology of English as an international language : new models, new norms, new goals / Jennifer Jenkins.

By: Jenkins, Jennifer, 1950-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: vi, 258 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0194421643; 9780194421645Subject(s): English language -- Foreign countries | English language -- PhonologyDDC classification: 421 LOC classification: PE1133 | .J46 2000Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The background : changing patterns in the use of English -- The variation problem 1 : Inter-speaker variation -- The variation problem 2 : Intra-speaker variation -- Intelligibility in interlanguage talk -- The role of transfer in determining the phonological core -- Pedagogic priorities 1 : Identifying the phonological core -- Pedagogic priorities 2 : negotiating intelligibility in the ELT classroom -- Proposals for pronunciation teaching for EIL.
Summary: Advocates a different approach to pronunciation teaching, in which the goal is mutual intelligibility among non-native speakers, rather than imitating native speakers. This book is of interest to teachers of English as an International Language, especially Business English. It also proposes a basic core of phonological teaching
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents The background : changing patterns in the use of English --
The variation problem 1 : Inter-speaker variation --
The variation problem 2 : Intra-speaker variation --
Intelligibility in interlanguage talk --
The role of transfer in determining the phonological core --
Pedagogic priorities 1 : Identifying the phonological core --
Pedagogic priorities 2 : negotiating intelligibility in the ELT classroom --
Proposals for pronunciation teaching for EIL.

Advocates a different approach to pronunciation teaching, in which the goal is mutual intelligibility among non-native speakers, rather than imitating native speakers. This book is of interest to teachers of English as an International Language, especially Business English. It also proposes a basic core of phonological teaching

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