Accent Training Guide® – Spiral-bound
Spiral bound copy of the Accent Training Guide PDF (audio must be purchased separately).
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Learn the General American English dialect with the Polished Speech Accent Training Guide®, which contains over 8,000 practice words. Accompanying downloadable audio files are sold separately. The book is an excellent option for students who prefer to learn with a physical book and play accompanying audio files through iTunes or other music apps.
This book contains:
Brief screener of single words and connected speech to determine which sounds to practice
All phonemes of General American English organized by traditional phonetic categories: stops, fricatives, affricates, liquids, glides, nasals, vowels, diphthongs.
Common names and spellings for each sound
Over 200 practice words per speech sound organized by position in a word (initial, medial, final) and phrases and sentences for each consonant sound.
Expert-level pronunciation tips for students who want even more fine-tuning
Vocabulary-building word lists that include slang and colloquial phrases
Recommended study strategies
A basic overview of word and sentence-level stress and intonation
Glossary of technical terms