English Pronunciation for Speakers of Spanish: From Theory by María de los Ángeles Gómez González,Teresa Sánchez Roura

By María de los Ángeles Gómez González,Teresa Sánchez Roura

English Pronunciation for audio system of Spanish fills a gaping gap out there for books on English phonetics and pronunciation since it not just combines theoretical matters and purposes to perform, however it additionally adopts a contrastive English-Spanish method of higher swimsuit the wishes of Spanish-speaking newcomers of English (SSLE), permitting them to construct progressively at the wisdom won in each one chapter.
The publication covers the most important innovations of English phonetics and phonology in seven chapters written in an obtainable and fascinating type:

1. Phonetics and Phonology
2. The creation and type of Speech Sounds
3. Vowels and Glides
4. Consonants
5. phase Dynamics: elements of attached Speech
6. past the phase: rigidity and Intonation
7. Predicting Pronunciation from Spelling (and vice versa)


  • in-text audio illustrations, in addition to over 100 written and audio workouts with corresponding keys and other forms of paintings (Tables, Figures, illustrations, spectrograms, etc.)
  • classic readings within the self-discipline within the extra studying portion of each one bankruptcy
  • highlights the phonetic contrasts and particular cues which are extra very important to assist comprehension in English and provides guidance on "correct" pronunciation conduct to aid SSLE sound as shut as attainable to local English

The book's spouse web site, EPSS Multimedia Lab, can be utilized on pcs, smartphones and drugs, and comes in handy for the self-taught pupil and the busy lecturer alike.

Features of the web site:

  • a entire sound financial institution defining and illustrating the sounds of English RP in comparison with these of Peninsular Spanish
  • written definitions and lively diagrams, video clips and unique recordings (by local audio system of English and Spanish) exhibiting the articulation of every sound, along its most typical spellings, in addition to pronunciation perform for person phrases and entire sentences
  • a entire number of over 100 written and audio routines (with their keys) for perform either at domestic or within the language lab
  • audio records akin to the audio illustrations given within the written ebook
  • a repository of invaluable assets by means of themes and an inventory of on-line glossaries and pronunciation dictionaries

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