The English Pronunciation Course 4101-1ZFO
Quality and length
Monophthongs, diphthongs and triphthongs
SES English and GenAm vowels.
Fortis versus lenis
3. SES/GenAm realisational differences
4. SES/GenAm distributional differences
5. CONNECTED SPEECH
Full and reduced forms of function words
Stylistic variations: assimilation, elision, linking
6. STRESS AND RHYTHM
The tone-unit: Nucleus, head, pre-head, and tail.
Functions of intonation: attitudinal, accentual, grammatical, and discoursal.
Type of course
Allen, W.S., Living English Speech, Longmans, London, 1959.
Arnold, G. F. &. Gimson, A. C., English pronunciation practice. London University Press,
Brazil, D., Pronunciation for advanced learners of English, CUP, Cambridge, 1994.
Cruttenden, A., Gimson's pronunciation of English, Edward Arnold, London, 1994.
Crystal, D., A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics, Blackwell, Oxford, 1996.
Hawkins, P., Introducing phonology, Routledge, London, 1992.
Jassem, W., Exercises in English pronunciation, PWN, Warszawa, 1995.
Jones, D. An English pronouncing dictionary, (15th ed), Roach, P.& Hartman, J. (eds), CUP,
Knowles, G. O., Patterns of spoken English, Longman, London, 1984.
Reszkiewicz, A., Correct your English pronunciation, PWN, Warszawa, 1981.
Roach, P., English phonetics and phonology, (2nd ed), CUP, Cambridge, 1991.
Roach, P., Introducing phonetics, Penguin, London, 1992.
Sobkowiak, W., English phonetics for Poles, Bene Nati, Poznań, 1996.
Underhill, A., Sound foundations, Heinemann, Oxford, 1994.
Wells, J. C. & Colson, G., Practical phonetics, Pitman, London, 1971.
Wells, J. C., Accents of English, CUP, Cambridge, 1982.
Wells, J. C., Longman pronunciation dictionary, Longman, Harlow, 2000.
Wełna, J., English spelling and pronunciation, PWN, Warszawa, 1982.
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
- Teaching Foreign Languages, English, French (2nd subject), part-time, first-cycle studies
- Teaching foreign languages: English, 2nd subj. teaching 'history and social studies'
- Teaching Foreign Languages, English, German (2nd subject), part-time, first-cycle studies
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