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Medical Professionals: Speak & Be Understood

The following recordings accompany the ebook by the same name.

Part 1 - Patterns of Spoken English

1-1 syllables

 

 

1-2 word stress

 

 

1-3 unstressed syllables

 

 

 

1-4 one-syllable stress pattern

 

 

1-5 two-syllable stress pattern 1

 

 

1-6 two-syllable stress pattern 2

 

 

1-7 three-syllable stress pattern 1

 

 

1-8 three-syllable stress pattern 2

 

 

1-9 three-syllable stress pattern 3

 

 

1-10 four-syllable stress pattern 1

 

 

1-11 four-syllable stress pattern 2

 

 

1-12 four-syllable stress pattern 3

 

 

1-13 five-syllable stress pattern 1

 

 

1-14 five-syllable stress pattern 2

 

 

1-15 five-syllable stress pattern 3

 

 

1-16 five-syllable stress pattern 4

 

Part 2 - Sounds in Connected Speech

 

2-1 sounds in connected speech

 

2-2 stress in sentences

 

 

2-3 rhythm

 

 

2-4 intonation and structure

 

 

2-5 intonation and emphasis

 

 

 

 

2-6 thought groups

 

 

2-7 linking in phrases - consonants with vowels

 

 

2-8 linking in phrases - consonants with consonants

 

 

2-9 reducing h

 

 

2-10 reduced function words

 

 

 

Part 3 - Vowels, Consonants & Comparisons

 

3-19 /ð/ and /θ/ Initial/Final Consonants

 

 

3-20 /ð/ and /θ/ + /r/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-21 /r/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-22 /l/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-23 Compare /l/ and /r/ Consonants

 

 

3-24 /v/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-25 /w/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-26 /f/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-27 /f/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-28 Compare /v/, /w/ and /f/ Consonants

 

 

3-29 /g/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-30 /k/ Final Consonant

 

 

3-31 /g/ and /k/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-32 /ŋ/ Final Consonant

 

 

3-33 Compare /g/, /k/, and /ŋ/ Consonants

 

 

3-34 /m/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-35 /n/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-36 Compare /m/ and /n/ Consonants

 

 

3-37 /z/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-38 /s/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-39 Compare /s/ and /z/ Consonants

 

 

3-40 /ʃ/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-41 /tʃ/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-42 Compare /ʃ/ and /tʃ/ Consonants

 

 

3-43 /ʒ/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-44 /dʒ/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-45 Compare /ʒ/ and /dʒ/ Consonants

 

 

3-46 /y/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-47 Compare /y/ and /dʒ/ Consonants

 

 

3-48 /h/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-49 Compare /h/ Consonant to No Consonant

 

 

3-50 /b/ Final Consonant

 

 

3-51 /p/ Initial Consonant

 

 

3-52 /b/ and /p/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-53 Compare /b/ and /p/ Consonants

 

 

3-54 /d/ Final Consonant

 

 

3-55 /t/ Initial/Final Consonant

 

 

3-56 /d/ and /t/ Consonant Blends

 

 

3-57 Compare /d/ and /t/ Consonants

 

 

3-58 Final Consonant Clusters

 

3-1 /i/ Vowel

 

 

3-2 /ɪ/ Vowel

 

 

3-3 Compare /i/ and /ɪ/ Vowels

 

 

3-4 /e/ Vowel

 

 

3-5 /ɛ/ Vowel

 

 

3-6 Compare /e/ and /ɛ/ Vowels

 

 

3-7 /æ/ Vowel

 

 

3-8 /ɑ/ Vowel

 

 

Compare /æ/ and /ɑ/ Vowels

 

 

3-9 /o/ Vowel

 

 

3-10 /ɔ/ Vowel

 

 

3-11 Compare /o/ and /ɔ/ Vowels

 

 

3-12 /u/ Vowel

 

 

3-13 /ʊ/ Vowel

 

 

3-14 Compare /u/ and /ʊ/ Vowels

 

 

3-15 /ʌ/ Vowel

 

 

3-16 /ai/, /au/, /oi/ Dipthongs

 

 

3-17 /ᶕ/ Vowel

 

 

3-18 /ᶕ/ Dipthongs

Part 4 - Key Sound & Spelling Patterns

4-10 Pronouncing ‘x’

 

 

4-11 Pronouncing ‘cc’

 

 

4-12 Spelling for ‘kw’

 

 

4-13 Spellings for /ʃ/

 

 

4-14 Spellings for /tʃ/

 

 

4-15 Spellings for /ʒ/

 

 

4-16 Spellings for /dʒ/ 

4-1 American ‘t’

 

 

4-2 ‘t’ as ‘d’

 

 

4-3 omitted ‘t’

 

 

4-4 -ed endings

 

 

4-5 -s endings   

 

 

4-6 Hidden-y       

 

 

4-7 Linking with ‘y’ and ‘w’       

 

 

4-8 Omitted Consonants         

 

 

4-9 Silent Letters        

Part 5 - Word Patterns

5-1 Phrasal Verbs

 

 

5-2 Nouns & Verbs

 

 

5-3 Proper Nouns

 

 

5-4 Compound Nouns

 

 

5-5 Acronyms/Initials

 

 

5-6 Numbers

5-7 Omitting syllable before -ic Endings

 

 

5-8 Two pronunciations for –ate endings

 

 

5-9 No Stress Change with Added Suffix

 

 

5-10 Stress the Suffix

 

 

5-11 Shifts in Word Stress

 

 

5-12 Stress in Second Syllable from the End

 

 

5-13 Stress in Third Syllable from the End

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