An Introduction to the Sounds of English
Beginning to Intermediate Level
Ann Baker and Sharon Goldstein
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This new edition of a highly successful pronunciation text for high-beginning to low-intermediate students covers the speech sounds of English, as well as common sound-spelling relationships, intonation, and stress. Pronunciation Pairs offers a variety of exercises and activities, from very controlled minimal pair and listening discrimination tasks to dialogs, games, puzzles, and guided conversations. Each speech sound is presented with a list of high-frequency words that include the sound as well as common spellings used to represent it. Updated dialogs include current and useful vocabulary and introduce a theme for each unit. Hundreds of simple, clear illustrations help students understand the vocabullary and dialogs. A student audio CD is included in the back of the student book.