Seminar preparation 1

WEEK

PREPARATION: COURSEBOOK READINGS & HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

   

1

Introduction

 

     No preparation

 

 

2

Accents, phonemes & phonemic transcription

 

   
3

The production of speech sounds

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 2. The production of speech sounds
  2. HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 2: Fun Poem about English Pronunciation
   

4

Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs

 

  1. COURSEBOOK: 3. Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs
  2. HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 3: Phonemic transcription
5 Voicing and consonants
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 4. Voicing and consonants
  2. HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 4: Phonemic transcription
   
6 Phonemes & symbols
 
  1.  COURSEBOOK5. Phonemses and symbols
   
7 Mid-semester test on topics 1 -- 6
   
8

Fricatives and affricates

 
  1.  COURSEBOOK: 6. Fricatives and affricates
   
9 Nasals and other consonats
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 7. Nasals and other consonants
   
10 The syllable
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 8. The syllable
11 Strong and weak syllables
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 9. The strong and weak syllables
  2. HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 5: Phonemic transcription
12 Stress in simple words
   
13 Revision