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The Resource American accent training : a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language, Ann Cook ; illustrated by Holly Forsyth

American accent training : a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language, Ann Cook ; illustrated by Holly Forsyth

Label
American accent training : a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language
Title
American accent training
Title remainder
a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language
Statement of responsibility
Ann Cook ; illustrated by Holly Forsyth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Four all-new chapters in this expanded third edition discuss the psychology of accent acquisition, explain American voice quality, and present both students and teachers of American English with detailed pronunciation overviews. Five instructive audio CDs use professional male and female voices to complement the text and present in-depth demonstrations of American English as it is spoken today
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Ann
Dewey number
428.13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2815
LC item number
.C66 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
Label
American accent training : a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language, Ann Cook ; illustrated by Holly Forsyth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
5 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • volume
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : read this first -- The American sound -- Psycholinguistics -- General pronunciation -- American intonation -- Syllable stress -- Complex intonation -- Phrasing -- The miracle technique -- Grammar in a nutshell -- Reduced sounds -- Word connections -- Cat? Caught? Cut? -- Tee aitch -- The American T -- The American R -- The El -- S or Z? -- Review and expansion -- More reduced sounds -- "V" as in victory -- Tense and lax vowels -- The ridge -- Grammar in a bigger nutshell -- Practical application -- Nasal consonants -- Throaty consonants -- Nationality guides
Control code
ocn857862374
Dimensions
  • 28 cm +
  • 4 3/4 in.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
  • x, 226 pages
  • 5 audio discs
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781438071657
Lccn
2011945147
Media category
  • unmediated
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • n
  • s
Other physical details
  • color illustrations
  • digital, CD audio
System control number
(OCoLC)857862374
Label
American accent training : a guide to speaking and pronouncing American English for everyone who speaks English as a second language, Ann Cook ; illustrated by Holly Forsyth
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
5 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • volume
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : read this first -- The American sound -- Psycholinguistics -- General pronunciation -- American intonation -- Syllable stress -- Complex intonation -- Phrasing -- The miracle technique -- Grammar in a nutshell -- Reduced sounds -- Word connections -- Cat? Caught? Cut? -- Tee aitch -- The American T -- The American R -- The El -- S or Z? -- Review and expansion -- More reduced sounds -- "V" as in victory -- Tense and lax vowels -- The ridge -- Grammar in a bigger nutshell -- Practical application -- Nasal consonants -- Throaty consonants -- Nationality guides
Control code
ocn857862374
Dimensions
  • 28 cm +
  • 4 3/4 in.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
  • x, 226 pages
  • 5 audio discs
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781438071657
Lccn
2011945147
Media category
  • unmediated
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • n
  • s
Other physical details
  • color illustrations
  • digital, CD audio
System control number
(OCoLC)857862374
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