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An English Accent Free Sample

An English Accent Free Sample

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Published by: Chahat Gupta on Jul 19, 2012
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1Introduction2IPA3Consonant Sounds4Vowel Sounds5Voicing6IPA7/8Weak Forms9/10Intonation
Pronunciation Studio
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An English Acc
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nt
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Free Sample (pdf + mp3)
Thousands of copies sold worldwide, 4.5/5 user rating on Google.
NEW!
 Skype classes now aailable anywhere in the world withour professional pronunciation teachers. Visithttp://www.pronunciationlondon.co.uk/skype.html£35 - free course book & audio.
 
Who is this course for?
This course is a practical guide to improving English pronunciation skills. It isdesigned for non-native speakers and through studying it, students will findimprovement in their pronunciation, accent, listening and speaking skills.
What will I learn?
In this sample, you will:Say every
consonant
and
vowel
sound of English.See the way
spelling
can work in speech.Be introduced to
IPA
(International Phonetic Alphabet)Learn about the
schwa
sound / 
ə
Hear and produce the three English
intonation patterns
.Learn the way
sentence stress
is used.
Who made it?
The Pronunciation Studio speech school in London created and recorded thecourse. We are a group of professional phoneticians, actors and English teacherswho specialise in accent classes.
How do I download the sound files?
The course pack comes with a free audio pack, which you can download directlyby following this link (copy or write it into your browser):
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The mp3 files will download directly to your computer ready to use so wheneveryou see one of these:L1.1you can listen to the recording to practice.
Which accent is used?
The model used in this course book is RP (Received Pronunciation) which is aneutral English accent, sometimes known as BBC English.
How long does it take?
To go through this course pack will take between 1 to 2 hours.
What happens when I finish?
After this introduction, you may be interested in:Downloading the full 120 page course.Taking classes with our professional teachers in Central London.Taking classes by Skype with our teachers (if you are not in London).Speaking to us about your options.
Introduction
 
“The book & recordings are excellent!”
Carmen, Brazil, 2010
“My English is a lot clearer now, thanksfor an excellent course!”
Evgeny, Ukraine, 2010
 
 
IPA
(Phonetic Alphabet) Chart
Vowels (1-19)1-12 Monothongs13-19 DiphthongsConsonants20-26 Plosives27-34 Fricatives35-36 Affricates37-39 Nasals40-43 Approximants44-45 GlottalVoiceless-Regional
i:
ɪ
e æ e
ɪ ɔɪ
a
ɪə ɜ
:
ʌ ɑ
:
əʊ
a
ʊ ɒʊ
u:
ʊ ɔ
:
ɒ ɪə
e
ə ʊə
 p t  b d gm n
ŋ
θ
s
ʃ 
v
ð
z
ʒ
w r j l
ɫ
t
 ʃ 
d
 ʒ
h
ʔ
1 2 31098765 42120191817161514131211333226 3130292827 25242240393837 36353441 42 43 44 45
“IPA shows us the
sounds
of Englishinstead of the
spellings
, it is very usefulfor pronouncing new words.”

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