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By Ann Cook

The second one version of the hugely acclaimed American accessory education, now on five audio CDs, is for foreign-born scholars and enterprise humans operating, touring or learning within the usa and Canada. via vast intonation and pronunciation workouts, scholars communicate with a regular American accessory. while, listening comprehension improves dramatically. Supplementary fabrics incorporated special nationality publications for 8 languages (Chinese, jap, Indian, Spanish, French, German, Russian and Korean), entry to a finished site, and referral to a certified mobilephone analyst for somebody diagnostic speech research. additionally incorporated are coloured markers for written workouts, and a replicate to perform exact pronunciation.

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The first word is stressed on the first syllable so photograph sounds like [fod'græf]. The second word is stressed on the second syllable, photography, so the word comes out [f'tahgr'fee]. You can see here that their spelling doesn't tell you how they sound. Word stress or intonation will determine the pronunciation. Work on listening to words. Concentrate on hearing the pure sounds, not in trying to make the word fit a familiar spelling. Otherwise, you will be taking the long way around and giving yourself both a lot of extra work and an accent!

A Child Can Learn Any Language Every sound of every language is within every child. So, what happens with adults? People learn their native language and stop listening for the sounds that they never hear; then they lose the ability to hear those sounds. Later, when you study a foreign language, you learn a lot of spelling rules that take you still further away from the real sound of that language—in this case, English. What we are going to do here is teach you to hear again. So many times, you've heard what a native speaker said, translated it into your own accent, and repeated it with your accent.

Have you heard that your associate is known to associate with gangsters? 13. How much do you estimate that the estimate will be? 14. The facilitator wanted to separate the general topic into separate categories. 45 The Miracle Technique CD 2 Track 18 Стр. 54 из 185 Regaining Long-Lost Listening Skills The trouble with starting accent training after you know a great deal of English is that you know a great deal about English. You have a lot of preconceptions and, unfortunately, misconceptions about the sound of English.

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