Barron's Pronounce It Perfectly in English : 2nd Edition
Written by Jean Yates, M.A. - Nonfiction
4 COMPACT DISCS with 208-page paperback book - 5 hours, 20 minutes
Publisher, Barron's Educational Audio (January 2005)
Learn to Speak with an Authentic American Accent
Listen and Imitate the Sound Patterns of Spoken American English
Essential Help for ESL Students, TOEFL and TOEIC Test Takers, and All Others Who Speak English as Their Second Language
ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, and all others for whom English is a second language and who want to improve their pronunciation will find this book and compact disc combination especially instructive. The new second edition presents a significantly increased number of exercises, all of them providing practice in every sound that is specific to American-style English. Emphasis is on stress and intonation patterns in conversational English. Recognition of these patterns is essential to fluent speech and listening comprehension.
When mastering English, nothing is more important than learning to pronounce the words and phrases so that you're understood. This CD-and-book program emphasizes speaking, sound discrimination, and standard intonation patterns in American-style English. ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, and all others for whom English is a second language and who want to improve their pronunciation will find this book and compact disc combination especially valuable.