Better English Pronunciation (Cambridge English Language by J. D. O'Connor

By J. D. O'Connor

It's a hugely profitable and widely-used textual content on pronunciation. It presents a scientific and thorough advent to the pronunciation of English to assist intermediate and extra complicated scholars increase their pronunciation of the spoken language. A recording of all of the perform fabric within the ebook is on the market on CDs.

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Consonant Changes STANDARD NEW YORK-BROOKLYNESE bartender bahtenduh Silent r is frequent in ar and er syllables. proprietor pruhpryer Middle t is dropped, and the prye sustained. throw t’row Frequent, but not invariable. Colloquialisms and Idioms The style itself is colloquial, free and easy, full of slurred consonants and blurred vowels. The idioms, expletives and profanities that often spark New York street speech are absent here. If they occur in roles you are working on, give them some of the punch and drive and threat of No.

4, 5 and 6 These three examples are closely related to Spanish as heard in Mexico. No. 4 is an example of Chicano speech, Chicano being a term for one born in America to Mexican parents. The speech is vivid, extremely colloquial, a mixture of slang, substandard sounds and MexicanSpanish tags. Nos. 5 and 6 are quite different, being Mexican dominated.  6, the heavier of the two, is typical of the dialect heard at the border, where El Paso in Texas is neighbor to Juarez in Mexico. The list of names and nouns following No.

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