The Complete Syllable Stress Survival Guide: Over 1300 of the Most Mispronounced Words in English!
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It is estimated that about one and a half billion people on Earth are learning English at any given time. English has become the dominant language for world commerce, education, entertainment, the list goes on and on. It’s one thing learning English and becoming fluent, however, if you are misunderstood when speaking, and people do not know 100% of what you are saying, it can be extremely frustrating for both the speaker and the listener.Paul Gruber, Speech Language Pathologist and the creator of the ‘Pronunciation Workshop’ and ‘Miracle Pronunciation Academy’ Training Programs, has taught millions of people all over the world, how to speak English clearly, confidently and correctly with this Bestselling English Pronunciation courses. In his newest book, The Complete Syllable Stress Survival Guide, he breaks down 1300 of the most mispronounced words in English without the use of phonetics, the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) or unusual symbols. His fun, unique and easy system, which he calls ‘Naked Pronunciation’, strips down the most commonly mispronounced words and reveals their pure pronunciations. As you go through the lists of words in the book, you will be very surprised to see the actual syllable breakdowns, blends, and hidden sounds. Paul also shows you which syllable receives the ‘stress’. You may be going through life pronouncing these words correctly, however, if the syllable stress is wrong, that could be the difference between clarity and total confusion. Also, syllable stress often differs from country to country (i.e. Indian accent vs. American accent).Bonus Audio Training In addition to this book, the reader will also receive online access to Seven Free Audio Modules with the author correctly pronouncing and showing the listener exactly how to say each word correctly (as spoken in North America with an American Accent). Paul has personally coached thousands of his students over the past 25 years both in person and via the Internet. Most of the included words on this list come from errors his actual clients have consistently made throughout the years. This book and audio supplement are a MUST for all speakers of English as a Second Language.