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Connected Speech - Australian Version 3

Screen pictures and detailed program information

 

Connected Speech - for ESL learners - opening screenOpening Screen

Select one of nine speakers with a range of accents and speaking styles.

There are three levels of difficulty for each speaker: Lower Intermediate, Upper Intermediate or Advanced levels.

Click here to see a list of exercises for each level.

 

 

Connected Speech - play video and read text Play the video and read the text

Click the blue words for more information or click the underlined words to play that part of the video again.

Text can be printed.

Select from the following exercises: Language, Pause Groups, Stress, Pitch Change, Linking, Sounds and Syllable exercises may be selected.

 

Connected Speech - English Language exercisesLanguage exercises

Read the question and drag the best answer into the box. (Level 1 - Questions example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - written and spoken cloze exercisesWritten and Spoken Cloze. Drag correct word into text. (Level 2 - Cloze example)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - pause groups exercisesPause Groups exercises

Play the video and click between each pause group, then record yourself. (Level 1 - Mark & Record example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - Pause groups tutorialsTutorials available in Pause Groups - Level 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - stress exercisesStress exercises

Play the video, click on the words where you heard stress, then record yourself. (Level 2 - Mark & Record example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - stressed syllableClick on the syllable that is stressed in single words.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - pitch change exercisesPitch Change exercises

Play the video and click where the pitch changes. Then record yourself. (Level 1 - Mark & Record example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - pitch changesShow the pitch change at the end of the pause groups. (Level 2 - Dialogues example)

 

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech  - linking exercisesLinking exercise

Play the video and click between the words that are linked, then record yourself. (Level 2 - Mark & Record example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - sounds exercisesSounds exercise

Listen to video. Click on the words and then the syllables with the indicated sound in them.
(Level 3 - Mark Up example)

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - match word & pronunciationMatch the word and pronunciation. (Level 2 - Vowels & Diphthongs example)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connected Speech - Syllables exercisesSyllables exercise

click on the number of syllables and the stress syllable in the marked words. (Level 2 - Mark Up example)

 

 

 

 

Exercises for Each Level in Connected Speech Include:

Level 1:

Language: Questions, Cloze, Spelling, Dictation

Pause Groups: Mark & record, Listen for Pauses, Predict Pauses, Tutorial

Stress: Mark & Record, Content Words, Information Words, Tutorial

Pitch Change: Mark & Record, Questions, Focus Words, Tutorial

Linking: Mark & Record, Listen for Linking, Identify Why, Tutorial

Sounds: Mark up, Minimal Pairs, Different Sounds, Tutorial

Syllables: Mark up, Number of Syllables, Regular Verbs, Tutorial

 

Level 2:

Language: Questions, Cloze, Spelling, Dictation

Pause Groups: Mark & Record, Count & Identify, Number Groups, Tutorial

Stress: Mark & Record, Structure Words, Correction, Tutorial

Pitch Change: Mark & Record, Dialogues, Incomplete Lists, Tutorial

Linking: Mark & Record, Predicting, Fast Speech, Tutorial

Sounds: Mark up, Vowels and Diphthongs, IPA Symbols, Tutorial

Syllables: Mark up, Stress, Number and Stress, Tutorial

 

Level 3:

Language: Questions, Cloze, Spelling, Dictation

Pause Groups: Mark & Record, Grouping Numbers, Punctuation, Tutorial

Stress: Mark & Record, Contrasting, Content and Focus, Tutorial

Pitch Change: Mark & Record, Lists, Compound Words, Tutorial

Linking: Mark & Record, New Sounds, Deletions, Tutorial

Sounds: Mark & Record, Spelling, Pronunciation, Tutorial

Syllables: Mark up, Primary Stress, Mark Stress, Tutorial

 

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