By J.D. O'Connor, Gordon Frederick Arnold
Intonation of colloquial English (British English) has been written for language scholars at intermediate to complicated point and for 1st 12 months college scholars of phonetics. The authors examine the intonation of English right into a approach of ten tone teams which, with their features, are defined within the early chapters of the ebook. Then comes an in depth sequence of perform drills with each one tone team handled individually and in yes universal tone team sequences: the services of every tone staff are made glaring through Verbal Contexts which precede the drill sentences. ultimately there's a variety of dialogues demonstrating the 10 tone teams in motion in the framework of daily conversational speech.
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