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The second edition includes updates and insights on current research and pedagogical practice that have developed over the last decade. This new edition of Teaching Pronunciation - undoubtedly the gold standard for pronunciation methodology texts – has been revised to reflect recent research into the sound system of North American English, as well as new practices in pronunciation pedagogy. Audio CDs with additional examples are now packaged with the book.
Teaching Pronunciation is the gold standard for pronunciation methodology texts. This popular book has served as resource and reference for thousands of English language teachers around the world. Like the original, this new edition offers a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy. It maintains the clarity and practicality for which Teaching Pronunciation is valued.
This new edition has been substantially revised to reflect recent research into the sound system of North American English and new practices in pronunciation pedagogy. Key additions in the second edition include:
-Examples from the Cambridge Corpus of Spoken North American English and other authentic recordings
-Examples from current ESL textbooks that highlight the pedagogical principles presented
-Expanded rationale for the communicative framework, around which the text is organized
-Substantial, discourse-based revision of the treatment of prominence and intonation
-Up-to-date focus on the applications of technology
-Recognition of English as a lingua franca pronunciation models and standards