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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. Intonation (Part 4) - In any language, there are areas of overlap, where one category has a great deal in common with a different category.

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English Pronunciation - Intonation In English Intonation In English: Expression Of Two Words by Frank Gerace Listen and Learn: The Intonation of Two-Word Expressions Speech Analysis: How to Critique a Speech Published: Jan 18th, 2008 Studying other speakers is a critical skill, one of the 25 essential skills for a public speaker. The ability to analyze a speech will accelerate the growth of any speaker. The Speech Analysis Series is a series of articles examining different aspects of presentation analysis. 18 Pronunciation Sites and Apps for Language Learners – American TESOL Institute Pronunciation is an important of being understood. Learning to pronounce words correctly takes drilling and constant practice. Students need to know how words are pronounced and the way to pronounce them. Below is a list of 18 web tools and sites we recommend for language learners to improve their pronunciation.

ESL Lounge: Pronunciation Exercises Page 1 Below, you can find exercises relating to English pronunciation. Many of these exercises relate to phonetics. It's a good idea to learn the Phonetic Alphabet first before doing these quizzes. Which Word Exercise Look at the phonemes and decide which word is being spelt out. Exercise Number: PR1

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. 100 English Synonyms to Expand Your Vocabulary – Espresso English A synonym is a word with the same or a similar meaning as another word. For example, the words big and large are synonyms. Buy and purchase are also synonyms – although we tend to use “buy” in a more informal context, and “purchase” in a more formal context. Keep in mind that some synonyms in the list below might not be “perfect” synonyms – there may be slight differences in meaning and connotation.

Engage Now - Student Interactions - teacher heath Do you hear your students say things like: "No! That's Wrong!" Nik's QuickShout: How to Make Your Own Pronunciation Flashcards The Flashcard Maker from CEO has been around a while, but it is one of those really good free tools that keeps getting better. It enable you to create and print your own flashcards which include text, phonemic script and images that you can type in and add. You can then use these for a range of activities in the classroom. To create flashcards, the first thing you do is go to: and choose the size of the flashcards you want to create. you can choose from either one A4 size card to 8 cards per A4 sheet. Next, you can either draw your own image or select one from the image library. To add an image you just click on the name of the image you want from the image library and click 'Apply' and it appears on the flashcard.

ENG1101 - English phonetics and intonation Links for the phonetics course: Phonetics/phonology: Phonetic flash: Improve your knowledge of phonetic symbols and the distinctive features of the phonemes. (Main focus on British phonemes, but useful terminology training for everybody.)