Helen Ashton and Sarah Shepherd Helen Ashton and Sarah Shepherd
Collins Work on Your Accent
Santrauka: Description Clearer pronunciation for better communication If your English accent is letting you down, this is the perfect book for you. You’ll see and hear how to soften the influence of your mother tongue and speak clear English everyone will understand. Professional accent coaches Sarah and Helen show you how to pronounce each sound and when to use them. They will help you recognize why your native language makes you mispronounce certain sounds and which sounds you therefore need to focus on. Collins Work on your Accent features: • Thirty-six units on the main consonant and vowel sounds in English • ‘What am I doing wrong?’ section looks at the mistakes you are most likely to be making based on your native language • Advice on rhythm, stress and pitch • Videos, illustrations and photos demonstrating the correct positions to produce accurate sounds • Free downloadable video and audio clips provide clear native speaker model pronunciation • Extra practice sections concentrating on the most problematic sounds CEF level B1-C2 Suitable for self-study and classroom use.