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Author Silveira, Rosane, author

Title Pronunciation instruction for Brazilians : student's book / by Rosane Silveira, Márcia Zimmer and Ubiratã Kickhöfel Alves
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009
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Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; FOREWARD; GUIDELINES FOR THE STUDENTS; ACKNOWLEGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION -- THE PHONETIC ALPHABET; 0.1 Letters and Sounds; 0.2 Vowel Sounds; 0.3 Consonant Sounds; UNIT 1 -- THE SYLLABLE; 1.1 Vowel letters and vowel sounds; 1.2 The Letters "e" and "y"; 1.2.1 The letter "e"; 1.2.2 The letter "y"; UNIT 2 -- TRICKY SOUNDS; 2.1 /r/; 2.2 /T/ and /D/; 2.3 /S/ and /tS/; 2.4 /3/, /d3/, and /d/; UNIT 3 -- ASPIRATION OF /p/, /t/, AND /k/; UNIT 4 -- FINAL /b/, /d/, /g/, AND /z/; UNIT 5 -- GETTING THE FINAL /1/ RIGHT; UNIT 6 -- THE NASALS; 6.1 /m/ and /n/; 6.2 Getting the velar nasal /N/ right
UNIT 7 -- GETTING THE VOWELS RIGHT7.1 /I/ and /i/; 7.2 /Q/ and /E/; 7.3 /A/, /Ã/, and /Îr/; 7.4 /«/; 7.5 /U/, /u/ and /Ã/; UNIT 8 -- COMPLEX SYLLABLES; 8.1 Initial /s/ clusters; 8.2 Final clusters: -ed endings; 8.3 The-s endings (plural, third-person singular andpossessive); ANSWER KEY; REFERENCES; CONTRIBUTORS; NOTES; APENDICES
Summary If you are looking for information or activities concerning the problematic /r-l/ phonemic distinction in English, look elsewhere. If, instead, you are interested in finding out about the pronunciation problems that afflict Brazilian learners of English, then you will find this book a goldmine. Pronunciation Instruction for Brazilian Learners: Student's Book was designed with a specific target of learners in mind: Brazilian Portuguese speakers learning English as a foreign language. What is .
Notes Accompanied by two sound disc in pocket inside back cover
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Portuguese.
English language -- Pronunciation.
English language -- Spoken English.
Genre/Form Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author Alves, Ubiratã Kickhöfel, author
Zimmer, Márcia, author
ISBN 1443865087 (electronic bk.)
9781443865081 (electronic bk.)