Pronunciation

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OUP Oxford, 1994 - Foreign Language Study - 191 pages
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The basic principles and terminology of this important, but sometimes neglected, area are explained in this book. Pronunciation helps teachers to understand and evaluate the materials available to them, and so approach the teaching of pronunciation with more confidence. The book includes over 120 classroom projects which readers can use to develop their pronunciation teaching.
 

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Contents

The significance of pronunciation
3
The nature of speech sounds
13
Connected speech
24
Stress
32
Intonation
43
Pronunciation teaching
67
Focus on intonation
75
Focus on stress
97
Focus on connected speech
114
Exploring pronunciation in your own classroom
153
Appendix List of symbolsconventions
172
Index
189
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About the author (1994)

Professor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna. Barbara Seidlhofer has taught German in the UK and currently works as aresearcher and Professor in Linguistics and Methodology in the English Department at Vienna University.