English Pronunciation 1A

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Program Overview:
The English Pronunciation program consists of a series of four 16-hour courses for intermediate and advanced English speakers who want to improve their overall pronunciation to be better understood by native speakers.

Course Description:
In this course, an experienced instructor will work closely with students to address listening comprehension and clarity of speech with a concentration on rhythm, stress, and intonation as they pertain to vowel sounds. A pre-assessment will be conducted with each student to analyze his or her speech profile and a post-assessment will be conducted to determine each studentís strengths and weaknesses upon completion of the course.

Course Topics:
Basic syllable pronunciation
Vowel rules
Word stress and vowel length
Word stress and vowel clarity
Word stress patterns
Emphasizing content words
De-emphasizing structure words
Contractions and reductions

Prerequisite(s):
In order to register for this course, you must complete an oral evaluation which places you at the mid intermediate level or above.


Prerequisite(s)

  • Oral Evaluation


Course Sections

No sections of this course are currently being offered.