English pronunciation in a global world

English pronunciation in a global world

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What you will learn

In this course you will improve your English pronunciation skills and learn about speaking English in today's globalised world. Develop your ability to understand and speak English. In this course, you’ll find out which pronunciation features are important for mutual understanding. In exercises and videos, you will practise English sounds and stresses, and learn about other learners’ accents . ##Set goals to improve your English pronunciation A huge range of people need to be able to speak English in today’s globalised world. This means that you’ll need to understand, and be understandable to, other non-native speakers. But diversity in spoken English should also be appreciated. By the end of the course, you will have improved your English pronunciation so you will feel confident about speaking English in different contexts. Explore different English pronunciation in use Throughout this course, you’ll explore a variety of different English accents, helping you to understand some of the differences between your pronunciation and that of others. These examples of different English pronunciations in use can help to provide context on the features of the language and how it’s spoken around the world. Discover some of the English pronunciation rules By the time you finish this course, you’ll have a greater understanding of some of the rules of English pronunciation and how they can differ. As well as looking at elements such as vowels, consonants and other features, you’ll also examine different English accents. Ultimately, this course can help you set and reach your personal goals for English pronunciation. What topics will you cover? - The concepts of intelligibility, credibility, and identity in English pronunciation - Personal goals for English pronunciation - English vowels - English consonants - Suprasegmental features in English (stress, intonation, etc.) - English accents - English pronunciation assessment

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