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English Pronunciation & Fluency Workshops - Spring 2019

English Pronunciation & Fluency

Tuesdays / 3-4pm / COB 205

This weekly workshop series helps international students, scholars, and staff improve their fluency, pronunciation, and understanding of English. Interested persons can choose to attend any single workshop, several, or all of them. Spouses of international students and scholars are also welcome. No need to register in advance; simply show up!

Date     

 Topic

Jan. 29:  

Secrets to Understanding Spoken English

Feb. 05:  

Short Vowels A, E, I

Feb. 12:  

Troublesome Long Vowels

Feb. 19:  

R, L, RL

Feb. 26:  

Teeth, Tongue & Lips: F/V, P/B, TH

Mar. 05:  

Help for Chinese Speakers

Mar. 12:  

Non-Academic Vocabulary

Mar. 19:  

Final -ed/-es Sound Variations

Mar. 26:  

Spring Break - no workshop

Apr. 02:  

Word Stress

Apr. 09:  

Sentence Stress

Apr. 16:  

American Patterns of Intonation

Apr. 23:  

Fluency Practice - Linking & Blending

Apr. 30:  

Fluency Practice - Conversation Skills

May 07:  

Fluency Practice - Presenting & Public Speaking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions can be emailed before to bbraunstein@ucmerced.edu.

Updated 1/17/19.