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Tricky American English Pronunciation

In this course, you’ll practice the sounds of American English that might sometimes be confusing. You'll practice both consonant and vowel sounds. You’ll also learn about the things that give English its special “music,” such as how to stress the right syllable in a word, how to make your voice go up and down in a natural-sounding melody, and how to naturally connect sounds and words. Learning these things will help you speak more clearly and make sure that others can understand what you're saying. This course is useful for English language learners who want to improve pronunciation of American English for better communication. Note that access to all of the lectures and handouts are free to anyone, but the graded assignments and quizzes are only available in the paid version of the course. You will need to submit recordings of your own pronunciation for graded assignments.
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Rating 4.7 based on 111 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 3-4 hours per week for 4 weeks
Starts Jul 1 (next week)
Cost $79
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructors Tamy Chapman, Marla Yoshida, Brad Gilpin
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Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Tags Language Learning Learning English

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Rating 4.7 based on 111 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 3-4 hours per week for 4 weeks
Starts Jul 1 (next week)
Cost $79
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructors Tamy Chapman, Marla Yoshida, Brad Gilpin
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Tags Language Learning Learning English

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