English Pronouncing Dictionary with CD-ROM by Daniel Jones

By Daniel Jones

The 18th variation of Daniel Jones's vintage paintings is the definitive consultant to modern English pronunciation. This new and entirely up-to-date variation comprises over 230,000 pronunciations of phrases, names and words. moreover, it contains vigorous essays on points of pronunciation by means of prime specialists within the box, a phonetics and phonology thesaurus and notes explaining the connection among spellings and sounds. The accompanying CD-ROM comprises workouts, pronunciation perform and phonetic seek facility for evaluating sounds.

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B) Dialogue 2 (i) Useful expressions I'll have the mushrooms The mushrooms, the soup, etc. = a simple way of asking for food in a restaurant without repeating the name on the menu. (ii) Vocabulary red meat Meat such as beef or lamb which is dark brown after you cook it. Chicken is white meat. I don't like red meat. (c) Dialogue 3 (i) Useful expressions • Are you ready to order? To order is to ask for something to be brought to you. Can you come and take our order? (to a waiter) I ordered some chicken.

Brigitte: Yes, my name's Scherer. I have a reservation here? Receptionist: Right, I'll just find the details. How do you spell it? S-H-E-R-E-R? Brigitte: Er no, there's a C. S-C-H-E-R-E-R. Receptionist: Ah yes! Here we are. A single room with bath for 13 nights. Brigitte: Yes, that's right. How much is the room? Receptionist: £60 a night including VAT. Are you here on business? Brigitte: No, I'm on holiday? Receptionist: Here's a form for you to complete. How are you going to pay? Brigitte: By credit card.

C) Dialogue 3 Brigitte is in the queue for the coffee shop. A waiter arrives. Waiter: Good evening. Brigitte: Have you got a table for one? Waiter: Certainly, come this way, please. (d) Dialogue 4 A little later. Hank is at the next table. Hank: Hi! My name's Hank Byam. Brigitte: Hello. Hank: Are you here on business? Brigitte: No, I'm on holiday. Hank: That's nice. I'm here on business. Is it your first visit to England? Brigitte: Yes. It is. And you? Hank: Yes. Me too! I like London. Where are you from?

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