English Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching


Author: Pamela Rogerson-Revell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1623567173
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 368
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This book aims to provide a clear description of key aspects of English phonology in order to help teachers diagnose and prioritize problem areas in pronunciation. It also aims to develop an awareness of current issues and relevant research in the field to inform teachers decisions, not only about what to teach, but how to teach pronunciation, particularly in EIL contexts. Specifically, it aims to enable readers to: * Understand key terms and concepts in phonology and phonetics * Become aware of current issues and debates in research and apply these to pronunciation teaching, particularly in EIL contexts * Conduct phonological analysis of learner language, including phonemic transcription * Diagnose and assess learner's pronunciation difficulties and needs * Plan a structured pronunciation syllabus The book assumes no prior knowledge and is a key resource for both newcomers and experienced practitioners in the fields of English Language Teaching as well as students of applied linguistics.

Kontakte


Author: Brigitte Nikolai,Erwin Tschirner,Tracy Terrell
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259307423
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 576
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Kontakte continues to offer a truly communicative approach that supports functional proficiency, supported by the full suite of digital tools available in Connect German (now including LearnSmart®!). This proven Introductory German program maintains its commitment to meaningful communicative practice as well as extensive coverage of the 5 Cs and the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines 2012. In its eighth edition, Kontakte has greatly expanded its digital offering: Connect German now contains the full scope of activities originating from both the white and blue pages of the student text and the Arbeitsbuch. Furthermore, the program now offers LearnSmart®, an adaptive learning program that helps students learn grammar and vocabulary more efficiently by tailoring the experience to individual student needs.· Communication in meaningful contexts: Students read and listen to comprehensible German and have ample opportunities to use it in interview, information-gap, role-play, autograph, writing,and other personalized activities that are theme-based. The video segments—Interviews and Perspektiven—feature interviews with a variety of speakers that allow students to hear authentic German in context. They provide models for talking about topics using authentic language, guiding students in communicating with one another. In the Connect activities for the student textbook and Arbeitsbuch,students can also take advantage of the audio and video live chat tool to communicate with their classmates online. In Connect German, students have full access to the digitally enhanced eBook, the online Arbeitsbuch activities, LearnSmart®,and all of the accompanying audio and video resources, giving them the ability to interact with the materials (and one other) as often as they wish. A solid theoretical foundation: Firmly grounded second-language acquisition research, Kontakte also supports the National Standards as outlined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. As presented in the Standards, the five Cs—Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons,and Communities—provide a framework for what students should know and be able to do as a result of their language study. The five Cs are present in countless ways throughout the program, particularly in the wealth of communicative activities and cultural content. Students are also encouraged to explore connections by linking their study of German with their own lives and other subjects of study, to make comparisons between their world and that of German-speaking people, and to learn about real-world German-speaking communities. Kontakte also integrates several modes of language, as described in the ACTFL Proficiency Descriptors.The activities, exercises, and tasks offer students a wide variety of opportunities for communication and interaction in interpersonal, interpretive,and presentational modes. For example,the many interviews in Kontakte require students to negotiate meaning and therefore reinforce the interpersonal mode of communication. The diversity of readings, whether literary, cultural, or encyclopedic, requires students to interpret information within context and apply it to new contexts. Tools for Digital Success: Connect German and LearnSmart®, McGraw-Hill’s digital teaching and learning environment allows students to engage in their course material via the devices they use every day.The digital tools available in the Connect German platform facilitate student progress by providing extensive opportunities to practice and hone their developing skills. These include online communicative activities, instant feedback, peer-editing writing tools, sophisticated reporting, and a complete eBook with embedded audio and video. LearnSmart® is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, to make your class time more engaging and effective.

French Grammar the Easy Way


Author: Fabienne S. Chauderlot
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764124358
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 430
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Books in the popular Easy Way series present basic subject matter in clear language. Material is presented in a way that makes these books ideal as self-teaching guides, but Easy Way titles are also preferred by many teachers as supplements to classroom textbooks. General readers seeking out information often turn to Easy Way titles for general background and orientation when starting out in new career-related fields. All Easy Way books contain both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help readers gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color for quick and easy reference Emphasizing correct grammatical construction and word usage, this title concentrates on the intricacies of French grammar. It can be used as a companion text to Barron's French the Easy Way (0-8120-9505-7), which emphasizes proficiency in spoken French.

Complete Cantonese Beginner to Intermediate Course

Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language
Author: Hugh Baker,Ho Pui-Kei
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781473600829
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 432
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Complete Cantonese is a comprehensive book and audio language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -22 learning units plus four review sections and grammar summary -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, listening and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Hong Kong and Southern China -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Cantonese -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress

The Adventures of Arsene Lupin


Author: Maurice Leblanc
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781975655938
Category:
Page: 546
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Maurice Marie �mile Leblanc (1864 - 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Ars�ne Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes. By 1907 Leblanc had graduated to writing full-length Lupin novels, and the reviews and sales were so good that Leblanc effectively dedicated the rest of his career to working on the Lupin stories.In this book:The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-BurglarThe Hollow Needle, further adventures of Arsene LupinArs�ne Lupin versus Herlock SholmesThe Crystal StopperThe Eight Strokes of the Clock

Entre Nous 1- Complementary Workbook for English Speaking Students


Author: Difusion
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788416273577
Category:
Page: N.A
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For dynamic and successful learning!The brainchild of passionate and experienced authors, Entre Nous is a modern and realistic teaching method, the result of the hard work, experience, and dedication of numerous FLE teachers worldwide.* The accompanying handbook for English-speaking students* All of the grammatical explanations, strategies, and cultural notes in English* Specialized activities that address the difficulties of learning French found by English speakers* Comparative notes and tips * Intercultural point of view: Draws parallels between English and francophone cultures and takes a closer look at the English speaking presence in France