English Pronunciation in Use - Mark Hancock


English Pronunciation in Use ,is a book to help students of English to work on pronunciation , for both speaking and understanding. It is written mainly for students of intermediate level and for teachers too.

As a student , what will you need?. You will need a cassette or CD player to listen to the recorded material that goes with this book. It will be very useful if you have equipment to record your own voice, so that you can hear your own progress. This symbol A1 indicates the track number for recorded material i.e. CD or cassette , track 1.

Also, when you are studying individual sounds, it is sometimes useful if you have a mirror. With this , you can compare the shape of your mouth to the mouth in diagrams “ex :page 163”. So , how is this book organized?. There are 60 units in the book. Each unity looks at a different point of pronunciation. Each unit has two pages. The page on the left has explanations and examples, and the page on the right has exercises. These units are divided into three sections , each section equals twenty unit. Section A is about how to say and spell individual sounds. Section B is about joining sounds to make words and sentences. Section C is about pronunciation in conversation.



After these units, there is a fourth section, section D , which contains the following : Introduction to phonemic symbols , Pronunciation test ,Guide for speakers of specific languages, Sound pairs, Sentences stress phrasebook, Glossary. At the end of the book there is a key with answers. With the book, there is also set of four cassettes or CDs, one for each section of the book.

So, what order shall you do the units in ?. It is better if you balance the work that you do from the three sections : first , do a unit from Section A, then a unit from Section B , then a unit from section C and then repeat that again , and so on.

If you have problems in hearing the differences between individual sounds in Section A of the book, you will be directed to one of the exercises in Section D4 Sound pairs. You may want to focus your work more closely. If so, here are more ideas : Do the pronunciation test in Section D. Count your score for each section. If you did specially well in any one of the sections, then you may want to miss the units in that section of the book.

Look at Section D3 ,Guide for speakers of specific language, Then, find tour own language (the languages are in alphabetical order). The notes there will tell you which units are less important for speakers of your language and which sound pairs in Section D4 are recommended. And we wish the best for you.









English Pronunciation in Use ,is a book to help students of English to work on pronunciation , for both speaking and understanding. It is written mainly for students of intermediate level and for teachers too.

As a student , what will you need?. You will need a cassette or CD player to listen to the recorded material that goes with this book. It will be very useful if you have equipment to record your own voice, so that you can hear your own progress. This symbol A1 indicates the track number for recorded material i.e. CD or cassette , track 1.

Also, when you are studying individual sounds, it is sometimes useful if you have a mirror. With this , you can compare the shape of your mouth to the mouth in diagrams “ex :page 163”. So , how is this book organized?. There are 60 units in the book. Each unity looks at a different point of pronunciation. Each unit has two pages. The page on the left has explanations and examples, and the page on the right has exercises. These units are divided into three sections , each section equals twenty unit. Section A is about how to say and spell individual sounds. Section B is about joining sounds to make words and sentences. Section C is about pronunciation in conversation.



After these units, there is a fourth section, section D , which contains the following : Introduction to phonemic symbols , Pronunciation test ,Guide for speakers of specific languages, Sound pairs, Sentences stress phrasebook, Glossary. At the end of the book there is a key with answers. With the book, there is also set of four cassettes or CDs, one for each section of the book.

So, what order shall you do the units in ?. It is better if you balance the work that you do from the three sections : first , do a unit from Section A, then a unit from Section B , then a unit from section C and then repeat that again , and so on.

If you have problems in hearing the differences between individual sounds in Section A of the book, you will be directed to one of the exercises in Section D4 Sound pairs. You may want to focus your work more closely. If so, here are more ideas : Do the pronunciation test in Section D. Count your score for each section. If you did specially well in any one of the sections, then you may want to miss the units in that section of the book.

Look at Section D3 ,Guide for speakers of specific language, Then, find tour own language (the languages are in alphabetical order). The notes there will tell you which units are less important for speakers of your language and which sound pairs in Section D4 are recommended. And we wish the best for you.




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