Capital Community College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program is offering a Pronunciation Workshop beginning July 8th at the 950 Main Street campus. The workshop (ESL 149) focuses on American English pronunciation and its application to typical conversational, reading and writing activities.
This course focuses on American English pronunciation and its application to typical conversational, reading and writing activities.
Topics of study include the following: Consonant and vowel sounds of the English language; Stress, rhythm and intonation patterns of words and phrases; Patterns affecting speech such as deletions, insertions, and linking, and; Differences between spelling and speech.
Students will practice listening and speaking exercises using a variety of techniques integrating them with conventional listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks. This Summer Session II course is available for academic credit and on a continuing education basis. It runs from July 8th to August 9th on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8:45 p.m.
For more information including tuition, financial aid (credit course only) and registration call the ESL office at Capital 860-906-5203 or e-mail CAemail@example.com