By Mark Hancock

ISBN-10: 0521006570

ISBN-13: 9780521006576

I do not recognize why such a lot of bookstores hold Grammar in Use and Vocabulary in Use yet no longer Pronunciation in Use, considering that it is simply pretty much as good or greater. and that i may think about pronunciation extra very important than grammar or vocabulary.

There's loads of enjoyable incorporated with the guide. do that: "Where are the pears?" "Bears?!!! Did you are saying bears?" "No, pears. you recognize, fruit!" "Oh, I see. Pears with a P! they are within the pack." "What? at the back of the truck?" "No, within the pack. you recognize, with a P" "Oh, I see. Pack with a P! do you want one?" "No, i'm going to have a peach, please." "A beach?" Or this: "There was once a tender waiter named Dwight, Who did not like being well mannered. when you requested him for meals, He was once poor impolite, and invited you out for a fight."

From the writer approximately minimal pairs: "The devices in part A usually are not provided as minimum pairs. Vowels are paired in accordance with their spelling, now not their strength for being careworn with each other. Consonants are paired quite often the place they percentage a similar position of articulation. The devices weren't geared up as minimum pairs for 2 purposes: - Any sound can shape a minimum pair with a couple of different sounds, not only one. establishing devices based on minimum pairs might hence result in an enormous variety of devices and many duplication. - Many minimum pairs should be redundant for any given learner, so inexperienced persons have to be selective. possibly complicated minimum pairs are accumulated jointly in part D4, Sound Pairs. rookies are inspired to choose between those in accordance with their very own needs."

Southern British accessory. The appendix contains a checklist of necessary and dispensable devices for 26 languages

For wide minimal pair paintings, see Pronunciation Contrasts in English, through Don and Alleen Nilsen, Waveland Press.

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4) Computers have the _____________________ ability to link up and talk with other computers. 7) Computer advances point to a global _____________________ in the way humans communicate. 8) Computer-related jobs are among the most rapidly growing _____________________ fields. 10) PCs can perform from 16 to 66 million _____________________ per second. 11) Future models will also boast the ability to _____________________ the user’s voice. 4-5 ANSWER KEY THE MAIN IDEA a) The impact of computers on modern society.

12) The language _____________________ changed when William Caxton invented the printing press. 13) Many words of French origin were _____________________ to the English language. DOWN: 2) Three barbaric _____________________ left Germany and crossed the North Sea. 3) The printing press provided _____________________ and hundreds of exact copies of books. 4) Books and papers were _____________________ individually by hand. 5) In Britain the Anglo-Saxons _____________________ to speak in their native German tongue.

C) he was an English teacher. d) he looked down on people who had bad spelling or grammar. INTERPRETATION 1) Some people believe that one or another tongue is the most beautiful, the most exact or the most versatile language in the world. Others disagree. What is your own view? Explain 2) Obviously, in many places it is very useful to know English, at least as a second language. But what other languages can also be very practical to learn? Give some examples and explain. 3) What is the most difficult thing about English?

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