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Intelligibility, oral communication, and the teaching of pronunciation

Author: John Levis
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cambridge applied linguistics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A proper understanding of intelligibility is at the heart of effective pronunciation teaching, and with it, successful teaching of speaking and listening"--
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Levis
ISBN: 9781108416627 1108416624 9781108404013 1108404014
OCLC Number: 1046074441
Description: xiii, 304 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Intelligibility, comprehensibility and spoken language --
Setting priorities : what teachers and researchers say --
Segmentals and intelligibility --
Consonant clusters and intelligibility --
Word stress and intelligibility --
Rhythm and intelligibility --
Intonation and intelligibility : the roles of prominence and tune --
Teaching for intelligibility : guidelines for setting priorities --
The intelligibility-based classroom --
What should and should not be taught : an intelligibility-based approach.
Series Title: Cambridge applied linguistics series.
Responsibility: John M. Levis.

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Ideal for language teachers and researchers who are interested in pronunciation teaching, and especially in the reasons why various pronunciation features should and should not be taught. Levis  Read more...

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