Pronouncing American English: Sounds, Stress, and Intonation

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Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced

Author : Gertrude F. Orion


368 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1997, 1987

©2012, Published

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Newly updated, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive overview of the American sound system. With an easy-to-follow format and thorough coverage of vowels, consonants, stress and intonation, Pronouncing American English guides students to develop clear speech. Perfect for the cla ...more


A balance of recognition and production activities to build student confidence through clear models and abundant practice.

Communicative group and pair activities to encourage practical use of the language.

A mix of activity types including sentences, rhymes, dialogs, and tongue twisters to give s ...more

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Updated exercises make content more relevant to today’s learners.

Class Discussion questions and dialogs en make learning more practical and interactive.

Full-color illustrations of how to pronounce each target sound and illustrated vocabulary definitions make learning more accessible to a variety ...more

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Ideal for a complete course or as a pronunciation supplement, PRONOUNCING AMERICAN ENGLISH provides extensive activities to help college-bound students develop clear speech and appropriate intonation.

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