American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101
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American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101

Skills Mandarin Speakers Need to Know for Speaking Clear American English
4.4 (16 ratings)
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84 students enrolled
Created by Susan Ryan
Last updated 1/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 17 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Mandarin speakers will learn 15 skills for speaking American English with clarity and friendly intonation.
Requirements
  • Students should have a strong command of English.
Description

In American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101 you'll learn the skills that Mandarin speakers need to know for speaking clear American English.

Skills include:

  1. How to pronounce words correctly using syllable stress
  2. How to pronounce the American T sounds
  3. How to pronounce word final S sounds
  4. How to link and blend words together for smooth speech
  5. How to ask questions with friendly intonation

Skills are presented using 17 video lessons. 

Course includes 8 homework assignments with audio files.

American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101 Skills Checklist and audio is included.

Who this course is for:
  • Mandarin speakers who want to speak American English in a clear and engaging manner.
Course content
Expand 18 lectures 01:51:22
+ Fundamental Speaking Skills for Mandarin Speakers of American English
18 lectures 01:51:22

Download the Course Syllabus here to see what you'll learn in this course.

Preview 02:24

Download your homework for Class 1 here.

Class 1.2 Pronounce Two Syllable Verbs Clearly & Correctly
06:28
Class 2.1 Pronounce Verbs Ending with ATE Clearly & Correctly
06:24

Download your homework for Class 2 here.

Class 2.2 Pronounce Verbs Ending with IZE Clearly & Correctly
07:59
Class 3.1 Pronounce Compound Nouns Clearly & Correctly
04:08

Download your homework for Class 3 here.

Class 3.2 Pronounce Phrasal Verbs Clearly & Correctly
05:33
Class 4.1 How to Use the Tapped T Sound
07:43

Download your homework for Class 4 here.

Class 4.2 Skills Review
03:53
Class 5.1 How to Use the Held T Sound
08:06

Download your homework for Class 5 here.

Class 5.2 When to Use Silent T
05:45
Class 6.1 Linking & Blending for Smooth Speech Part 1
07:35

Download your homework for Class 6 here.

Class 6.2 Linking & Blending for Smooth Speech Part 2
05:42
Class 7.1 The Sounds of Word Final S
04:38

Download your homework for Class 7 here.

Class 7.2 Skills Review & Integration
04:44
Class 8.1 Review & Practice ALL Skills
05:58
Class 8.2 Using the Correct Intonation in WH Questions
08:11

Download your American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101 Skills Checklist here.

American Accent for Mandarin Speakers 101 Skills Checklist
07:38