Collins Work On Your Accent by Helen Ashton

Collins Work On Your Accent

byHelen Ashton

Paperback | September 17, 2012

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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.

CollinsWork on your Accentfeatures:

  • 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
  • A DVD-ROM with video and audio clips providing 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.

About The Author

HELEN ASHTON and SARAH SHEPHERD are highly regarded freelance accent and dialect coaches with substantial experience working with students from all around the world. Having trained professionally at London's influential Central School of Speech and Drama, they now teach both actors and non-native speakers of English how to speak with d...
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Title:Collins Work On Your AccentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 11 × 7.5 × 0.28 inPublished:September 17, 2012Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007462913

ISBN - 13:9780007462919

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"This splendid book is extremely user-friendly, and one I would strongly recommend as a supplement to speaking courses everywhere." - WAYNE TROTMAN, EL GAZETTE, December 2012