A guide to speaking and pronouncing colloquial
Second Edition Ann Cook
Illustrated by Holly Forsyth Audio by Busy Signal Studios
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This book is dedicated to Nate Cook.
Also, my special thanks for their extensive contributions to my editor, Dimitry
Popow, Carolyn Jaeckin, Dr. Maria Bruno, Karina Lombard, Dr. Hyouk-Keun
Kim, Ph.D., Karl Althaus, Adrian Wong, Sergey Korshunov, and Jerry Danielson
at Busy Signal Studios.
© Copyright 2000 by Ann Cook, http://www.americanaccent.com
Prior edition copyright © 1991 by Ann Cook.
Portions of this book were previously published by Matrix Press.
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Table of Contents
Read This First CD 1 Track 1
What Is Accent?
Can I Learn a New Accent?
Accent versus Pronunciation
"Which Accent Is Correct?"
"Why Is My Accent So Bad?"
Less Than It Appears ... More Than It Appears
Language Is Fluent and Fluid
A Few Words On Pronunciation CD 1 Track 2
Tense Vowels? Lax Vowels?
Voiced Consonants? Unvoiced Consonants?
Preliminary Diagnostic Analysis CD 1 Track 3
Chapter 1 American Intonation
The American Speech Music CD 1 Track 4
What to Do with Your Mouth to Sound American
American Intonation Do's and Don'ts