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English phonetic exercises

English phonetic exercises

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Read phonetic script 1 Read phonetic script 1 The following exercise is for you to practise reading phonetic script. The words of the text you have to reconstruct have been transcribed in phonetic script. The transcription refers to the text being spoken at a normal speed by a native speaker, so words may be linked together and there may be elisions. Reconstruct the text by guessing what words are hidden behind their phonetic transcription. Wyatt, Rawdon - Check Your Vocabulary for TOEFL Exercise 1Look at these sentences and decide if the statement which follows each one is true or false. Use thewords and expressions in bold to help you decide. General Vocabulary Pronunciation Trainer Online phonetics resources-link to many links Here you will find a long list of resources and links to online demonstrations and illustrations of a variety of phonetic phenomena. This page is maintained by Prof.

An Interactive Mind Map Made With Thinglink This morning I saw a Tweet from Thinglink Edu about an interactive image of examples of uses of Thinglink in education. One of the examples was this interactive mind map created by Phillipe Packu. The mind map is a drawing that was uploaded to Thinglink then pinned with videos, images, audio files, and links to example each part of the mind map. I've embedded the mind map below. Applications for Education I've written about Thinglink a bunch of times because I think that it can be a very useful tool for students to tag and identify important elements in images. In my most recent post about Thinglink I shared a presentation of 26+ Ways to Use Thinglink in the Classroom. Pronunciation Pronunciation Lessons Intonation - Intonation is the rising and falling sounds of the voice when speaking. Intonation (Part 2) - Phrasing - In addition to the intonation of a statement, there is another aspect of speech that indicates meaning -- phrasing. Intonation (Part 3) - Contrast - Once the intonation of new information is established, you'll soon notice that there is a pattern that breaks that flow. When you want to emphasize one thing over another, you reflect this contrast with pitch change.

Text Messaging, Chat Abbreviations and Smiley Faces - Webopedia Updated November 16, 2016 / Posted March 01, 2004 By Vangie Beal This chat guide lists more than 1,460 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate today's texting lingo. With the popularity and rise in use of online text-based communications came the emergence of a new texting language, tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media. Today, text and chat abbreviations are used in Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, email, Internet and online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS).

English Pronunciation - Intonation In English Intonation In English: Expression Of Two Words by Frank Gerace Listen and Learn: The Intonation of Two-Word Expressions Introduction to phonetic transcription by Tomasz P. Szynalski © Tomasz P. Szynalski, With phonetic transcriptions, dictionaries tell you about the pronunciation of words. In English dictionaries, phonetic transcriptions are necessary, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Digital Storytelling with Voicethread (and How to Do It Offline) As regular readers of this blog will know, I love doing things in class that are simple yet productive and full of student-generated content. It might be something like a drawing activity that leads into a whole series of other tasks, a couple of everyday items as the basis of discussion, or, as featured on my recent guest post on Teaching Village, a basic digital camcorder and some very creative young minds. Another simple but effective web 2.0 tool I really like using is Voicethread. I love the interactivity it offers with different people able to leave messages on the same presentation slide as well as the option to combine images or text with audio or video comments.