The Rhythm & Melody of American English – Part 2

Linking, Thought Groups and Pausing, Non-verbal Communication, Pitch

This class is the second class in a two part series on American English intonation. The series is designed to help the high-intermediate to advanced English speaker master the key elements for speaking clear, understandable English. The series of courses focuses on the musical and rhythmic aspects of pronunciation, which are the most important aspects of intelligible English speech. Part 2 covers linking, thought groups and pausing, nonverbal communication and pitch.

What you’ll learn

  • Student will speak more understandable English after having mastered the correct use of linking words, thought groups and pausing, non-verbal communication and pitch..

Course Content

  • Linking Words –> 4 lectures • 35min.
  • Thought Groups & Pausing –> 3 lectures • 22min.
  • Non-Verbal Communication –> 2 lectures • 10min.
  • Pitch –> 5 lectures • 44min.
  • Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 1min.

The Rhythm & Melody of American English - Part 2

Requirements

  • Complete Part 1 of this course first. A high intermediate to advanced level of English. Must be proficient at reading, writing, understanding and speaking English to be successful in this course..

This class is the second class in a two part series on American English intonation. The series is designed to help the high-intermediate to advanced English speaker master the key elements for speaking clear, understandable English. The series of courses focuses on the musical and rhythmic aspects of pronunciation, which are the most important aspects of intelligible English speech. Part 2 covers linking, thought groups and pausing, nonverbal communication and pitch.