This course is designed for non-native speakers of English who want to improve their pronunciation who are currently studying English, who are working on undergraduate or graduate degrees at the University of Pittsburgh or for individuals living or working in the Pittsburgh area who want to improve their pronunciation.
In this course, students will learn about American English pronunciation, identify their problem areas, and receive feedback in order to improve their pronunciation. Topics may inlcude the basics of pronunciation, speech rhythm, vowels and consonants, the speech pathway, intonation patterns and thought groups.
Level: Students must be high intermediate to advanced non-native speakers of English (equivalent to ELI level 4 or level 5) in order to register for the class. Class size will be limited to 20 and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
(Modules may be taken independently of each other.)
Class days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 -12:50 pm
$175 for each module (not including any books or materials)
- Please register in person or by mail.
- Payment is accepted by check only, no cash or credit cards.
- Make check payable to "University of Pittsburgh" .
- Return completed registration form and check to:
University of Pittsburgh
English Language Institute
Attn: Short Courses
Parkvale Building, Room M13
200 Meyran Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Targeting Pronunciation, Second Edition (with Audio CDs) by Sue F. Miller