THE BOOK This is an excellent handbook as well as a guide for learning, practising, improving and developing the skills necessary for English pronunciation. Divided into two Parts, the book in Part I-Sound System in English-explains how to pronounce vowel and consonant sounds correctly so that there is least confusion in the listener's mind. Part II-Accent Patterns in English-describes word and sentence stress and suggests the most common and important tips for proper and correct pronunciation. The lessons provided in this book are simple and easy to practise and can serve as an instructional manual and ideal practice material in the language laboratories.KEY FEATURES Gives well-planned lessons to practise IPA sounds. Provides a large number of lessons for practice. Contains an audio CD which will help the students practise pronouncing the words correctly. This accessible and highly practical book is intended for the undergraduate students of different streams. It can also be of considerable help to plus two level students to improve and develop their pronunciation. Besides, professionals working in different fields should find this book extremely useful in their real-world scenario.An Expert Comment: We Indians have our own problem of speaking English with the influence of our mother tongue. Can this be changed? I think not! Therefore, what is important is when an English word is spoken, it should be pronounced in a manner that can be understood correctly by the listener. That is what Mr. Jitendra has so successfully done in this book. I am happy to commend this book to all the readers.
-DR. R.K. PATNAIK Former Vice Chancellor, The ICFAI University, Tripura