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English pronunciation practice: learn the 44 main sounds of the English language [Kindle Edition]

K. Sandersen

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Book Description

There are 44 main sounds ("phonemes") in the English language which are important for language students to master. This e-book comprises 44 pages, with each page containing a simple picture representing a word that contains the phoneme, and a list of example words suitable for pronunciation practice (with the relevant phoneme underlined in the word). The book also has a fully hyperlinked index allowing the user to quickly flick to "tricky" phonemes they would like to practise again. Perfect for use by TEFL/TOEFL teachers and anyone learning English as a foreign language. Can also be used as part of a synthetic phonics course.
The 44 phonemes are as follows:-
/a/, /ae/, /air/, /ar/, /b/, /c/ or /k/, /ch/, /d/, /e/, /ee/, /f/, /g/, /h/, /i/,
/ie/, /j/, /ks/, /kw/, /l/, /m/, /n/, /ng/, /o/, /oe/, /oi/, /oo/, /or/, /ow/,
/p/, /r/, /s/, /sh/, /t/, /th/ (as in "three"), /th/ (as in "feather"), /u/, /ue/, /uh/, /ur/, /v/, /w/, /y/, /z/, /zh/.
Examples:
/a/ - apple, mat, cat, dad
/ae/ - cake, ape, tray, they, eight, pain
/air/ - chair, bear, hare, square
etc.
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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 627 KB
  • Print Length: 45 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0051UKJ8M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
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1.0 out of 5 stars worst book ever 17 Feb. 2012
By luket - Published on Amazon.com
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Worst $3 investment ever.
I think it was maybe 2 dozen pages with like 3-5 words on a page.
I'm requesting my money back.
5.0 out of 5 stars Helpful book 16 April 2013
By Sharon Brown - Published on Amazon.com
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I bought this as a Kindle book. Although it is short and sweet I think it is a good resource.
4.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful in the classroom 22 Feb. 2013
By Jasmine - Published on Amazon.com
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This was helpful for teaching and gave me some great ideas for presentations. Thank you. A very simple, but effective formula.
3.0 out of 5 stars Please add phonetic symbols 30 July 2014
By Margriet Theron - Published on Amazon.com
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Pretty pictures and good example words to illustrate the 44 English sounds. There are lots of clear space on every page. It would have been very useful to many ESOL learners if the phonetic symbol for each sound were given on each page. An improvement for the next edition?
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 6 Feb. 2015
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Well, it is only a basic guide.
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