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Our next course:

Time: Tuesday and Thursday (additional Friday, 16 August 2019), 12:45 to 13:30
Start: 06 August 2019
End: 29 August 2019
Total: 16 lessons
Fee: EUR 149

OBJECTIVE

The "Pronunciation Training Special" course is aimed specifically at students from East Asia who want to improve their pronunciation and achieve fluency in speaking.

TARGET GROUP

Students who speak East Asian languages and would like to improve their pronunciation and listening comprehension.

Language requirements: Level A2 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

CONTENT

The focus is on word and sentence stress, rhythm and intonation. These are dealt at the beginning of the course and are practiced throughout the course in conjunction with the treatment of individual sounds.

The following phenomena, which are essential for better intelligibility, are covered:

  • word and sentence stress
  • rhythm
  • intonation
  • vowels: long and short
  • 'e' sounds, unstressed vowels
  • rounded vowels (o, ö, u, ü)
  • diphtongs
  • consonant and vocalised 'r'
  • fricatives: f, v, w, s, sch
  • the 'ng' cluster
  • consonants: voiced and unvoiced
  • terminal devoicing
  • consonant clusters

REGISTRATION

You can register online (online registration under "Special Courses") or in person during office hours.

More information on registration