This pronunciation text helps students achieve a near-native accent. Teaches vowels, consonants, rhythm, stress, and intonation using principles of articulatory phonetics. Provides precise illustrations of lip positions of vowels and consonants, and a diagnostic speech sample. Reinforces theory with numerous practice exercises that include phrases, dialogues, reading passages, and oral presentations. Includes spelling patterns for ordinary words and academic words.Dauer, Rebecca M. is the author of 'Accurate English A Complete Course in Pronunciation' with ISBN 9780130072535 and ISBN 0130072532.