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   MASTER
PRONUNCIATION
       by
      ELLIS


     Skills Center
      Room 801
What is Master Pronunciation?
   Ellis Master Pronunciation is
 designed to help learners of the
  English language distinguish
 between the similar sounds and
  words found in English speech.
Graphics, video and self-recorded
audio playback features help users
  understand and master how to
    form the sometimes difficult
          English sounds.
    How do I get into the program?
   Double-Click on the
    ESL Resources
    Folder.
   Double-Click on the
    Pronunciation
    Folder.
   Double-Click on the
    Master
    Pronunciation Icon.
   Click on Guest.
                 How do I Begin?
   Select your native           Select the activity you
    Language first.               would like to work in.
    • Master Pronunciation    Instruction helps you get familiar
      helps you review the        with English sounds and sound
      sounds that you might       types.
      find most difficult.    Practice allows you to practice the
                                  sounds you have already reviewed.
           What Can I learn?
   Sound types                Beyond Sounds
    include:                    allows you to
    • Minimal pairs             choose the sounds
    • Tongue twisters and       you practiced in
    • Hard to distinguish       words.
      sounds.
      What Type of Activities Are
             Available?
   Most of the activities in Master Pron. Require
    you to hear an audio selection and then
    identify the correct answer by clicking on it.

      To hear the selection again, click on the
                 or         button.
    Types of Activities (contd.)
      Listen to and           Video & Sound
    learn the Sound         Watch the video and
   Click on the sound       listen to the words
    you would like to        being spoken. Then
    practice.                choose the correct
                             answer.
           Sound Formations
The X-Ray feature helps        Video clips also allow you
you view how your lips,        to see and compare how to
throat, and tongue should      place your lips and neck to
be placed to form a specific   form specific sounds or
sound or word.                 words.
    Practice your Pronunciation
    You can practice what you have learned!
To practice the sounds                                      Compare
                                                            your

and words you have                               Hear the
                                                 word
                                                            speech
                                                            with Ellis’
                          Record   Stop   Play
learned:                                         again



Click on Record
Say the word or sound

Click on Stop

Click on the Compare

button to contrast your
pronunciation with the
sounds Ellis makes.
            How Do I Navigate?
       To Navigate between sections
      in Master Pronunciation use the
     buttons in the navigation bar located
         at the bottom of the screen.
               Select your   Offers help in      Skills   Return to
               native        your native                  previous         Move
                                                 menu
               language      language!                    menu             forward




            Exit the         Help             Practice                Return to
Enjoy the   Program                           Session                 previous screen

program!
    Do You Have Questions?
 ESL Specialists – are here during
  scheduled times and can help you
  with the content of the program.
 Instructional Assistants – are

  here during all open hours and can
  answer questions about content or
  navigation of the program.

        ASK US TODAY!

								
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