Pronunciation and Speaking WELCOME!!! Instructor: Melissa Smith Class Time: Tuesday 3-6 pm.

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Pronunciation and Speaking WELCOME!!! Instructor: Melissa Smith Class Time: Tuesday 3-6 pm
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  • Pronunciation and Speaking WELCOME!!! Instructor: Melissa Smith Class Time: Tuesday 3-6 pm
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  • Our goals: Work on these vowels: /au/ (/aw/ pg. 67 in your book) /r/ pg. 75 Learn about thought groups and intonation Work on these consonants: /l/, /r/ (pg. 178-190) Prepare for next weeks presentations!
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  • The Vowels of North American English IPAExp.IPAExp.IPAExp. /i/green /r//r/ purple/u/blue /I/pink //// soot /e/gray //// rust/o/gold //// redred////aqua* //// mauve //black //// aqua /a i / /i//i/ /a u /brown
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  • Phoneme Focus: /a u / house ( /aw/ in the book) How do we make it? http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/english.ht ml http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/english.ht ml Word Pairs! (p. 67) Listen and repeat Test yourself! Listen and show the word you hear or Practice with your partner Vocabulary (E) Stress and Linking in Phrasal Verbs
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  • Phoneme Focus: /r/ word How do we make it? http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/english.ht ml http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/english.ht ml Word Pairs! (p. 67) Listen and repeat Test yourself! Listen and show the word you hear or Practice with your partner Vocabulary Tag Questions (I DISAGREE!!!) Conversation Practice
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  • Phoneme Focus: /l / light, fall How do we make it? Word Pairs! (p. 160) Listen and repeat Test yourself! Listen and show the word you hear or Practice with your partner Quiz: Night owl or early bird?
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  • Phoneme Focus: /r / right How do we make it? Word Pairs! (p. 183) Listen and repeat Test yourself! Listen and show the word you hear or Practice with your partner F. Discussion
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  • Thought Groups In English, we split up all of our sentences into Thought Groups Small chunks of information Why? Easier to digest as a listener Easier to convey as a speaker Breathing breaks for speakers!
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  • Thought Groups A couple more things Rule 8-4 Exercise 6, 1-4 Rule 8-5 Exercise 7, group1- 1, group 2-2, group 3- 3 Rule 8-6 Exercise 9, 1-7 Rule 8-7 Exercise 10, group1- 1,2, group 2-2,3, group 3- 4,5 Exercise 11 (time permitting)
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  • Break! Take 10 minutes. When you come back we will talk more about intonation, and then you will work on thought groups and intonation with your.
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  • Intonation and Thought Groups What is the difference in meaning in these sentences: -Keiko doesn't like her job. -Keiko doesn't like her job? -Keiko doesn't like her job
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  • Intonation and Thought Groups How does intonation change the meaning in these two sentences? -Who does Keiko work for? Listening 2, page 124
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  • Intonation and Thought Groups Rules 9-1 and 9-2 Look at Exercise 1 -pick one sentence and make it into a dialogue -Practice using falling and rising intonation
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  • Intonation can change the meaning Keiko doesnt like her job. (statement) Keiko doesnt like her job? (surprise, question) Keiko doesnt like her job (incomplete sentence) interfering with her studies
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  • Practice Intonation Exercise 1 Pick one sentence and make it into a story or dialogue Break the dialogue up into thought groups Identify a focus word for each thought group Use intonation to indicate meaning Practice your story or dialogue with a partner
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  • Rising and Falling intonation Review Rule 9-4 and Rule 9-5 Are clarification questions rising or falling? (ex.) The number is 555-9435 555- 9 435? (clarify the 4 th number) Right, 555- 9 435. Exercise 3, pg. 129, part a and part b Mix these up! Clarification, yes/no, questions you know the answers to. Practice with a partner. Give an appropriate response.
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  • Presentation Practice With your partner, take about 15 minutes to brainstorm a potential topic you want to focus on What interests you? Which prompt looks the most interesting? When you have both decided on a topic, start discussing how you would present it Come up with a mini presentation Fill out the worksheet (also available in your book on page 149 and 150)
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  • Homework Make sure you focus on everything for your final presentation! Consonant and Vowel Sounds Syllables (Are you saying the right number? Endings?) Stress Unstressed syllables/rhythm Thought Groups Intonation Good luck! I cant wait to hear your presentations next week!