Sound Symbols for Pronunciation
- Introduction to the sounds of American English
- Learn specific symbols used to refer to sounds.
- Discussion of the pros and cons of dictionaries.
- Learn about the symbols used to reference individual sounds.
- Increase awareness of differences between your native language and the sounds of American English.
- Understand how to use a dictionary effectively as you learn and practice.
- Gain awareness of common dictionary pitfalls and shortcomings.