Whaddaya Say? is the result of 25 years of research on reduced forms. Since 1981, it has helped thousands of students around the world understand English s it is really spoken. This easy-to-use listening book introduces students to the most common reduced forms of spoken English for going to, want to, have to, and more - fully contextualized in conversations that are both practical and entertaining.Each of the text's 30 lessons include a auto segment that introduces new reduced forms, followed by comprehension questions and practice exercises.
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Whaddaya Say?, 2nd edition, by Nina Weinstein, helps intermediate to high-intermediate students understand English as it is really spoken. This easy-to-use listening program familiarizes students with the rapid speech commonly used in everyday life. In particular, the book introduces students to the most common reduced forms — such as *gonna (“going to” + verb), *wanna (natural speed pronunciation for “want to”), and *hafta (“have to”) — fully contextualized in conversations that are both practical and entertaining.
Using language students encounter in everyday situations, Whaddaya Say? explains the most common pronunciation changes that occur when English speakers talk at a natural speed. This allows all students to improve their comprehension of spoken English, both inside and outside the classroom.
Each of the text’s 30 lessons includes an audio segment that introduces new reduced forms, followed by comprehension questions and practice questions.
The book also includes short listening tests for extra practice and self-assessment.About the Author:
Nina Weinstein has published twenty English language textbooks, including the fast program Vocabulary Tools for test preparation and vocabulary expansion. Some of her books are included in libraries such as Oxford University, UCLA, New York University, etc. She was a teaching fellow at Harvard University, has been a teacher trainer and has been interviewed frequently on Voice of America Radio (Wordmaster series).
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Descripción Prentice Hall College Div, 1982. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110139517081