|Module title||Refreshment Course On British Pronunciation: Intonation With Elements Of Voice Management.|
|Module lecturer||mgr Agata Rataszewska|
|Lecturer position||senior lecturer|
|Faculty||Faculty of Educational Studies|
|USOS code||RCBI 11|
Module aim (aims)
To improve the effective use of intonation and voice, especially in pedagogical environment.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Student's level B2 or higher
communication and social skills
willingness to cooperate with tutor and peers
The alternation in particular topics may be introduced after assessment of students' needs.
Week 1: Introductory class. Information on credit requirements. Recordings.
Week 2: Recording analysis. How does the voice work?
Week 3: English sounds characteristics: easy onset vs. hard glottal attack, voicing.
Week 4: Linking and assimilation.
Week 5: Tonic syllable and main intonation patterns.
Week 6: Highlighting cont.
Week 7: The Falling Tone: Telling.
Week 8: The Falling and Fall Rise Tone: Telling and referring.
Week 9: Revision, question tags.
Week 10: The Rise Tone: Roles and status of speakers
Week 11: Low Key Information.
Week 12: Contrast. The Rise fall patterns
Week 13: Revision and practice.
Week 14: Pitch, intonation and voice quality in public speaking. Examples.
Week 15: Five Voices. Course sum up and feedback.
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Brazil D. 1994, Pronunciation for Advanced Learners, Cambridge: CUP
Maley A. 2000, The Language Teacher’s Voice, Macmillan Education
Ponsonby, M. 1990 How Now Brown Cow, Prentice Hall
Richter B et all, 2017. The Voice Insight into the Physiology of Singing and Speaking, Helbling,
Roach P. 2012, English Phonetics and Phonology, A practical Course, Cambridge: CUP
Vaughan-Rees M. 1994 Rhymes and Rhythm Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Vaughan-Rees M. 2003 Test Your: Pronunciation, Penguin English Guides, Pearson Education Limited
Wells J.C., 2006, English Intonation, An Introduction. Cambridge: CUP
Wells J.C. 2014. Sounds interesting. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.