Accent Training Guide® – Clickable PDF
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 PDF is an excellent option for trainers who need a visual aid only during sessions, or for students who prefer to practice without being connected to WIFI and play accompanying audio files through iTunes or other music apps.
The PDF 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
Please note: Downloads are licensed for individual use only. Trainers are licensed to use this onscreen as a teaching tool, but you must purchase a separate copy for your client for their independent use. Please see the licensing document for more information.
By purchasing this download, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. Only one license is provided to the buyer. The product is for use only by the purchaser and may not be shared, printed, copied, or duplicated in any form. Prior written permission from Polished Speech, PLLC is required to copy, share, or print the Accent Training Guide.