Perfecting Your English Pronunciation
An innovative method to pronounce English without an accent for the millions of nonnative speakers learning Englishcreated by an acclaimed accent reduction specialist.
Susan Cameron is Master Teacher and Chair of Voice and Speech, CAP21, New York University, and is dialect coach for feature film and TV. She is a specialist in accent reduction, and has taught thousands of students from all over the world, most famously, in 1993, Japanese prime minister Hosokawa in preparation for his United Nations address before the General Assembly--the first given in English by a Japanese prime minister. Cameron has consulted for Cartus Language Specialists in working on accent modification with the human resources departments of many international corporations who outsource technological help. Her clients have included foreign executives at American Express and actors wishing to perfect an American accent. She has taught nearly every accent in the world.
Introduction Part I Getting Started 1. Retraining the Articulation Muscles 2. The IPA Part II The Difficult Sounds of English 3. The Consonant TH 4. The Consonant R 5. The Consonant L 6. The Consonant NG 7. The Labial Consonants B, V, and W 8. The Consonant J/G 9.-16. Vowels with IPA symbols Part III The Rhythm of English 17. Syllable Stress w/in Words 18. Word Stress w/in Sentences Part IV Putting it all Together 19. Marking a Speech 20. The Results Appendices