LEAP Pronunciation Improvement

Course Type: 
LEP
Code: 
0550
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
0
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

The course provides high-intermediate to advanced non-native English speakers with the skills they need to improve their intelligibility when speaking English. In-class activities and outside practice focus on the most important aspects of North American English pronunciation. Topics include the vowel and consonant sounds of NAE, the rhythmic and music aspects such as syllable stress and intonation, and how to use the voice and articulators to improve accuracy of speech production.