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English - Introduction to English Pronunciation B2

Course 220000EN58 in SS 2018

General Data

Course Type seminar
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit English
Dates 13 dates in groups

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The course will cover the following aspects of English pronunciation: Production of Speech Sounds; Short Vowels; Long Vowels; Diphthongs & Triphthongs; Voicing & Consonants; The Phoneme and Allophones; Fricatives & Affricates; Nasals and Other Consonants; The Syllable; Strong & Weak Syllables; Stress in Simple Words; Complex Word Stress; Aspects of Connected Speech; Introduction to Intonation. We will also work on aspects of pronunciation related to students’ first language, such as specific transfer issues from e.g. Chinese/German/Spanish/etc. We will also briefly examine some of the different varieties of spoken English (including US Englishes, Australian Englishes, British Englishes, etc.).
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
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