Teaching American English Pronunciation: A Textbook and Reference Manual on Teaching the Pronunciation of North American English, Written Specifically for Teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL)

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OUP Oxford, Apr 2, 1992 - Foreign Language Study - 254 pages
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Provides a clear, thorough description of the sound system of English Includes practical ideas for overcoming common pronunciation problems Looks at the specific problems that speakers of fifteen different languages have when speaking English Describes a number of classroom techniques to help improve pupils' pronunciation written by leading classroom practitioners Suitable for both trainee ESL teachers on Master's TESOL courses and for new and experienced practising teachers

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Peter Avery currently teaches linguistics at the University of Toronto. He is involved in teacher training throughout the TESL Certificate programme at George Brown College, Toronto, Canada. His research interests include theoretical phonology and second language acquisition.

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