Pronunciation

Peaks & Valleys: Workshop (1 session)

Description

In this workshop, participants will learn the special intonation that academic presenters need to make complex grammar, word strings, and multi-syllabic words comprehensible to the audience.  Attendees will learn about intonation principles and practice them.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Thursday, November 8

2:10 - 4:00 p.m.

1353 The Grove (Surge III) 

Linking Sounds: Workshop (1 session)

Description

In this workshop, participants will learn how words are linked together in English.  Attendees will study consonant-vowel and vowel-to-vowel links, practice links, and improve their listening comprehension.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Thursday, November 15

2:10 - 4:00 p.m.

1352 The Grove (Surge III) 

Mastering American English Pronunciation: Seminar (5 sessions)

Description

In this seminar, students will learn about the rules and conventions of American English pronunciation. The first two weeks will focus on individual consonant and vowel sounds in English and help participants to distinguish between those sounds when listening and produce them when speaking. Later weeks build on this foundation and address syllable stress, sentence stress, and intonation.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Tuesdays: October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23, October 30

2:10 - 4:00 p.m.

1353 The Grove (Surge III)