English Pronunciation & Fluency for Intermediate Learners
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Language: English | Size: 8.67 GB | Duration: 29 lectures • 7h 54m
Improve your Confidence when Speaking English
What you'll learn
American English Pronunciation
Gain Confidence to Impress Friends and Colleagues
Candidates for this course should be able to speak and understand Intermediate or Advanced levels of English
Speaking English is often one of the most overlooked aspects in traditional English courses. Many teachers offer in-depth grammar, writing, reading and vocabulary building, but struggle to incorporate the culminating aspect of speaking English.
This course was designed for upper intermediate/advanced English learners to learn the segmental and suprasegmental aspects of the English language. Segmental aspects refer to the consonants and vowels. Suprasegmental aspects of English include the features that involve phenomena that extend over more than one sound segment such as; word stress, sentence stress, rhythm and modifications that occur between words such as linking and assimilation.
Topics covered in the course
The International Phonetic Alphabet
Vowel of English
Consonants of English
Word Stress in multisyllabic words
Word Stress in Numbers
Word Endings (-ed, -s, etc)
Linking in Connected speech
How to think in English
At the end of this course, students will be able to (SWBAT)
Recognize and accurately use the International Phonetic Alphabet for their own research and use.
Differentiate between and properly articulate this 20 different English vowel sounds.
Differentiate between and properly articulate the consonants of English
Understand word stress patterns in multisyllabic words, numbers
Understand and predict sentence stress timing in English
Properly use accurate English rhythm and intonation patterns and structures
Understand and speak English using connected speech, thought groups, and inflection
Think in English using phrases, sentences and longer chunks of English language
Arrive on time and prepared for class including bringing paper, pen, having a good internet connection and a computer with a microphone and camera. You are not required to have your camera on, but it really helps!
This is a safe place to practice English and everyone is treated with respect.
It is essential that you do the homework and utilize every opportunity to speak and practice what we learn in class in your daily life. As with all learning, it is the job of the student to follow the path laid out by the instructor.
Who this course is for
Upper Intermediate to Advanced English Learner (Level B2 and above)
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