SinEb, wk11, December 12th, 2014

Homework

  • Prepare your presentation.
  • Choose your essay topic by next class December 19th.

Next class: December 19th.

NB: the makeup class for cancelled week 6 will be on January 10th, not December 13th or 20th.

Today’s class

  1. Presentation on “Some English Accents”, by Ms. Chikaraishi, Kimura and Koshiyama.
  2. Presentation on “Linking, Elision and Assimilation”, by Ms Honjo, Konishi and Masuda.
  3. How to do an Irish accent httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2PHch4IPPQ
  4. Spanish speaker of English – miscommunication httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-oH-TELcLE
  5. How a Spanish speaker says the sounds “s”, “g/h” and “b/v”. And the other men in the scene speak with an Irish accent. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TES2kgPF4Wk&list=PLAEB72D6A3F4E40CA&index=4
  6. Kenneth Williams talking about (and imitating) his Cockney father’s way of speaking (from 5:15 – 6:33   httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7_IWWAlMJg&t=5m15s

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