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Pronunciation Pairs

Second Edition

Pronunciation Pairs

Pronunciation Pairs Second edition covers all the American English speech sounds as well as common sound-spelling relationships, intonation, and stress.

This highly successful pronunciation text for high beginning to low intermediate ESL/EFL students offers a variety of exercises and activities, from very controlled minimal pair and listening discrimination tasks to dialogs, games, puzzles, and guided conversation. Each speech sound is presented with a list of high frequency words that include the sound as well as the common spellings used to represent it. Updated dialogs include current and useful vocabulary and introduce a theme for each unit. Hundreds of simple, clear illustrations help students understand the vocabulary and dialogs. Student audio for additional exercises to use at home or in a lab is available as an Audio CD in the back of the Student's Book, or can be downloaded in the Resources section of this web page.

Key features

  • Realistic mouth illustrations and detailed directions helps students produce each sound.
  • Humorous, daily-life dialogs with target sounds and features of connected speech engages learners.
  • Interactive role plays, games, discussions, and surveys provides a fun way to practice pronunciation.
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Ann Baker, Sharon Goldstein


Low intermediate – High beginner

English Type

American English

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