Speaking with an american accent : a guide to general american english pronunciation
CALL NO PE2815 L734s 2022
IMPRINT [s.l. : s.n.], c2022
[For MU Students and Staff can request here]
Did you know that English is the most spoken language in the world, by native and non-native speakers, and there are over 160 dialects? Pronunciation is a key part of language learning. Many English language learners want to learn ways to “reduce” their accent or learn to sound native.
Whether you are just starting out with clients or looking for new ideas, this book is for you!
Speaking With an American Accent: A Guide to General American English Pronunciation is written from a Speech-Language Pathologist’s perspective on accent modification (AM) and:
- Provides an overview of AM
- Discusses common targets of AM
- Describes techniques to address client goals
To make Speaking With an American Accent: A Guide to General American English an easy-to-follow guide to teaching and producing the General American English (GenAm) dialect, there are:
- Practical activities
- Informal assessments
- Reference charts
- Practice stimuli for each target area
- Downloadable worksheets from a companion website