Collins Work on Your… - Accent:First edition

Author: Helen Ashton and Sarah Shepherd
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 16-08-2012
ISBN: 978-0-00-746291-9
Pages: 160

Regular price RRP £15.99 - In stock Sale

Description

Clearer pronunciation for better communication

If your English accent is letting you down, this is the perfect book for you. You’ll see and hear how to soften the influence of your mother tongue and speak clear English everyone will understand.

Professional accent coaches Sarah and Helen show you how to pronounce each sound and when to use them. They will help you recognize why your native language makes you mispronounce certain sounds and which sounds you therefore need to focus on.

Collins Work on your Accent features:

• Thirty-six units on the main consonant and vowel sounds in English• ‘What am I doing wrong?’ section looks at the mistakes you are most likely to be making based on your native language• Advice on rhythm, stress and pitch• Videos, illustrations and photos demonstrating the correct positions to produce accurate sounds• A DVD-ROM with video and audio clips providing clear nativespeaker model pronunciation• Extra practice sections concentrating on the most problematic sounds

CEF level B1-C2Suitable for self-study and classroom use.

Reviews
  • ‘This splendid book is extremely user-friendly, and one I would strongly recommend as a supplement to speaking courses everywhere.’Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, December 2012