Calendar

AE = Accurate English; CI = Consider the Issues; BP = The Big Picture; HO = Handout

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES HOMEWORK
1 Introduction to the Course, Materials, and Homework

Overview of the NAE Sound System

Registration Day AE 1: Read pp. 1-5, Do pp. 6-7

AE 2: Read pp. 12-16, Do pp. 17-19 (D, E, H, I)

2 Phonetic Alphabet

AE 3 - Vowel Overview

CI 5: What’s Happening to Home?
3 AE 4 - Vowels in Detail

CI 5: What’s Happening to Home? ( /I/ and /i/ )

BP 3: Knowledge is light, territory, a path.
4 AE 4 - Vowels in Detail (cont.)

AE 4.5 - Same Spelling, Different Pronunciation.
As Long as you Love Me

CI 11: What Constitutes a Family?
5 AE 5.2 - Dialogues for Vowels

CI 10: What Constitutes a Family? (Suffix Pronunciation in Different Word Forms)

 
6 Colloquial Challenges Quiz I: Phonetic Alphabet and Vowels (Tape due) CI 12: Green Consumerism
7 AE 12 - Consonant Overview

CI 12: Green Consumerism (Words with Silent Consonants)

BP 4: An argument is a vehicle, a construction, battle.
8 AE13 - Difference Between Voiced and Voiceless Consonants (Positional Variation) Progress Report Memo #1 due in class BP 5: Emotion
9 NAE Flap/Glottal Stop

Lubricant Expressions/Maintaining Conversation Skills

BP 6 and 7: Money is blood, food, dirty. Bottom is source.
10 AE 14 - <ed> and <s> Endings

Consonant Clusters

BP 9: People are food, animals.
11 AE15 - Consonants in Detail

BP 10: Beginning of the journey
12 AE 15-Consonants in Detail (cont.)

Strip Story

BP 11: Middle of the journey
13 Adjustments in Connected Speech
Prints vs. Prince
Idiom Quiz I

14 Expressing Opinions

Interactive Listening/Speaking Skills

Quiz II: Vowels and Consonants (Tape due) CI 11: Business across Borders
15 AE 6 - Stress

CI 11: Business across Borders (Stress Changes in Words with Suffixes)

BP 12: More about journeys 
16 AE 7 - Stress (Advanced) Progress Report Memo #2 due CI 8: Medicine by the Minute
17 Chapter 10 - Stress in Compound Nouns

CI 8: Medicine by the Minute (Noun Compounds)

CI 3: Kids and the Media

BP 13: Cards

18 AE 8 - Rhythm

CI 3: Kids and the Media (Reductions of Have)

BP 14: Baseball

CI 6: Create Controversy to Generate Publicity

19 AE 8 - Rhythm (cont.)

CI 6: Create Controversy to Generate Publicity (Thought Groups)

CI 7: A Contribution to Make the World a Better Place
20 AE 9 - Rhythm (Advanced)
 
CI 7: A Contribution to Make the World a Better Place (Prominence)

BP 15: Sports

Debate Gambits

21 Debate: Protest a low Grade or keep Quiet? Idiom Quiz II AE 11: Do pp. 117-118;

Start preparing for Idiom presentation

CI 4: Is it a Sculpture, or is it Food?

22 AE16 - Intonation (and pp. 117-118)

CI 4: Is it a Sculpture, or is it Food? (Listing Intonation)

23 AE 16 - Intonation (cont.) Quiz III: Vowels, Consonants, and Supra-segmentals (Tape due) Debate Gambits (HO)
24 Course Wrap-up Idiom presentation

Progress Report Memo #3 due

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

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