The American Accent Guide

The American Accent Guide

A Comprehensive Course on the Sound System of American English

Book - 2008 | 2nd ed.
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This upgrade of The American Accent Guide, 2nd Edition (AAG). provides enhanced features, including the audio (7: 43 hours) now in MP3 format, contained in 1 CD. The audio tracts are in shorter segments, and the book provides helpful references to corresponding tracts. The book includes an index. This accent reduction program uses an innovative approach in its comprehensive training of each component of English speech. It gives thorough focus to the vocal/timing patterns of intonation, stress, and rhythm and to articulation of each of the individual speech sounds in all their natural contexts, and their variations. It uses the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Produced by a speech-language pathologist with an advanced degree in the area of language, speech, and linguistics. The accompanying audio features various male and female voices modeling everyday language of casual/social to professional/business/technical situations. Engaging, interactive exercises, rich graphics, detail
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Lingual Arts, c2008.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780963413901
Branch Call Number: 421.54 L953 2008
Characteristics: 237 p. ; ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.).
Additional Contributors: Wallia, C. J.


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