Course EN1123

English for Academic Purposes: Pronunciation of English as an International Language

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

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Learning outcomes for the course

On completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate the ability to read the symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet used to represent the sounds of the English language
  • distinguish between the different sounds of English vowels and consonants and pronounce them with a degree of accuracy sufficient for intelligibility in an international context
  • understand and effectively apply appropriate stress patterns in English words and sentences
  • produce continuous speech that is easily understood by proficient speakers of English with different linguistic backgrounds than one‘s own
  • demonstrate awareness of variations in English as both a first language and an international language
  • describe the process through which linguistic variation occurs
  • identify their own problem areas with regard to the pronunciation of English and show an ability to improve their own pronunciation.