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Tue 24 Sep 2019
09:00 - 13:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03a

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Voice and Pronunciation for Non-native English Speakers

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Description


Is English not your first language?

Would you like to incorporate Standard English pronunciation into your everyday speech?

This course will look at the differences and similarities between your natural accent and that of Standard English. It will help to maintain positive aspects of your natural accent whilst enabling you to be easily understood by native English speakers.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 24 Sep   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03a map Stewart Theobald
Aims
  • to be aware of how and why we sound the way we do
  • to have improved rhythm, inflection and vowel pronunciation
  • to be aware of Standard English vowel sounds
  • to be familiar with exercises for relaxation, breathing and resonance placement
  • to understand phonetic symbols and sounds
Duration

One half day session

There will not be a scheduled break in this session. So you are encouraged to go to the Whale Café on your way in and pick up a drink. If you show your University card, you will get a small discount!

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Theme
Voice and Presentation

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