Improve Your English Pronunciation and Learn Over 500 Commonly Mispronounced Words
Most learners pronounce hundreds of words incorrectly during some stage of their “career” as English speakers. This book will help you avoid such mistakes. It contains:
- A very detailed list of commonly mispronounced words, with pronunciation given in American as well as British English and a thorough explanation with mnemonic devices that will help you remember the correct pronunciation.
- A detailed description of common error patterns in English pronunciation, namely how it interacts with your mother tongue, how stress placement can change the meaning of a word and many more issues.
- An introduction to English phonology, in particular how groups of letters are pronounced, how vowels are pronounced depending on stress placement and their position in a syllable, and how the International Phonetic Alphabet is used to denote English pronunciation.
About the author
Jakub Marian is a linguist and a mathematician. Already as a student, he won several international prizes for his work on simulation of liquids. After his studies, he decided to pursue a career as an author of online articles (over 400) and non-fiction books (6 titles) in order to make quality educational materials available to a wide audience.