ELP: English Listening and Pronunciation
Fall 2020
The Big Bang
                Theory

THIS WEEK

Monday 3:30-5:20pm 
Foreign Language Teaching
and Resource Center (FLTR 外教) 201
Professor Karen Chung 史嘉琳 老師
karchung@ntu.edu.tw
SLANT video
                image

Join the
ELP: English Listening and Pronunciation Fall 2020  page on Facebook!

CET articles on English pronunciation
CET articles 1-24 in one pdf file  
Mini-conversations
A demonstration of how the Echo Method works


Previous class syllabuses: Spring 2014 
 Fall 2014 and Spring 2015  Spring 2016  Spring 2017 
Fall 2017  Spring 2018  Fall 2018  Spring 2019 
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020  

     Fall 2020

     There will be 17 class meetings this semester:

     September 2020: 14, 21, 28;
     October:               5, 12, 19, 26;
     November:           2, 9, 16, 23, 30;
     December:           7,
14, 21, 28;
     January 2021:      4.

                                  The final exam will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021
                                 
at the regular class time and place, i.e. 3:30pm in 外 教中心 201.

Grade calculation

    Grades will be calculated on the basis of:

    Written class work (20%)
    oral class work and class participation (20%)
    scores on your dictations and quizzes (15%)
    score on final exam (written and listening) (30%)
    attendance, punctuality, attitude, and progress made; DON'T BE LATE! (15%)

    Note that the percentage breakdown is only APPROXIMATE, and is SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT in each individual case.

    Also note that more than 3 absences or 5 tardinesses may result in your NOT PASSING THE COURSE.
    If you must miss class or be late let Prof. Chung know by e-mail or otherwise beforehand;
    or as soon as possible afterwards if you really can't get in touch beforehand.
    Don't just fail to show up for class and not offer an explanation – even if it's "I overslept", please explain.


Format for name on homework – in upper right hand corner, left justified 左邊對齊:

         Iris Lin 林玉梅
         B01102000
         ELP  September 14, 2020
         Week One

     Print on BOTH SIDES of the paper; staple goes in the upper LEFT HAND CORNER of the paper.

 FONTS: Times New Roman 12 pt for
text
                Lucida Sans Unicode 10.5pt for IPA symbols 
                新細明體 12pt for 中 文

     i2Speak IPA input tool:
     http://www.i2speak.com/

     Convert to pdf format before printing out to avoid encoding errors.

     Create a folder using your English name as the folder name
     under
ELP Fall 2019 on Google Drive; use your gmail address.
     This is where you will upload your class assignments.
     U
pload each new assignment into an increasingly growing pdf file
     (newest notes on top of your Word file, then convert to pdf) to your Google Drive folder.


     Make a COPY of the file entitled "Learning Checklist" with new NEW FILENAME
     (you can add your initials at the end) that you will find in this folder
     and keep it in your Google Drive folder. You will update this file WEEKLY.
     Sheet One is required; the other sheets are optional, but you may find them useful and fun!

     Print out and bring to every class this IPA Handout.
     Also useful:
handout on note taking.


Week One: 9/14


1.
Enrollment and other class business.

    Each student will have a LEARNING PARTNER. You will help each other with class work
    and accountability. You will also check on each other's online assignments.

    There will be a pronunciation diagnostic test on Wednesday 9/16/18 at 1:30pm in 普103.
 
2. Join the ELP: English Listening and Pronunciation, Fall 2020 page on Facebook.
  
3.  Warm-up song: Nat King Cole: Kemo Kimo

4.  SLANT:
     Sit up straight.
     Listen.
     Ask and answer questions.
     Nod your head. (or: shake your head; or: wrinkle your brow)
     Track the teacher.

5.  Send an email with this subject line: ELP: quote, reason, gmail, fb
     1. a quote to Prof. Chung at karchung@ntu.edu.tw
         according to this model,
     2. your reason for wanting to take this class: I want to take this course because...
     3. your gmail address, so you can be added to Google Drive: My gmail address is:
     4. your Facebook name: My Facebook name is...
    

     Due Monday, September 21, or Wednesday September 23 for new students.

     Read and refer to this article carefully before doing the assignment;
     英文 Email 潛規則老師怎麼不早點教我?! 文/熊偌均 Melissa Hsiung.
 
     Make sure to send it in plain text, not html (look under ... and click on: 切 換為純文字).

     Indent five spaces at the beginning of each new paragraph,
     and leave only one blank line between paragraphs, not two!

6.  Every Monday, you will hand in on paper, and also upload to Google Drive:
    1. a summary of your class notes from the previous week.
    2. a summary of one or more of the CET 師德 articles online. This week:
        大師開講 — 提升聽力祕訣:每天請聽 「回音」十分鐘(上、下) in No. 69 & 70,
        January/February p. 8-10 & March/April 2012, p.12-14.
        These articles explain in Chinese how the "Echo Method" of language learning works.
   
    Also include notes on Melissa Hsiung's article, 英文 E-mail 潛規則:老師怎麼不早點教我?!
    3. There will also be weekly listening and other assignments.

     Create a folder using your English name as the folder name
     under
ELP Fall 2020 on Google Drive; use your gmail address.
     This is where you will upload your class assignments.

     Make a COPY of the file entitled "Learning Checklist" with new NEW FILENAME
     (you can add your initials at the end) that you will find in this folder
     and keep it in your Google Drive folder. You will update this file WEEKLY.
     Sheet One is required; the other sheets are optional, but you may find them useful and fun!

     Make sure to produce careful work that is not filled with sloppy mistakes:
     GET EVERYTHING RIGHT THE FIRST TIME!
     Make sure you sign your full name (e.g. Iris Lin) to every e-mail you write!
     Pay attention to correct format;
     for example, leave a space before and after (parentheses) like this.
     Without a space it looks like(this)and this is not acceptable in English written format.


7. Print out and bring to every class this IPA Handout.
    Also useful:
handout on note taking.

8.  The Echo Method
     Mini-conversations

9. Poetry: Practice this limerick using the Echo method with this MP3 audio file
    till you can recite it smoothly and accurately by heart;
    you may also find this page on prosody and literary terms a useful reference,
    especially for 文牘 and other literature classes in the future.
 
     There once was an old man from Esser,
     Whose knowledge grew lesser and lesser;
     It at last grew so small,
     He knew nothing at all,
     And now he's a college professor.


Week Two: 9/21 
1.
Enrollment and other class business.

    Each student will have a LEARNING PARTNER. You will help each other with class work
    and accountability. You will also check on each other's online assignments.

 
2. Join the ELP: English Listening and Pronunciation, Fall 2020 page on Facebook.

3.  SLANT:
     Sit up straight.
     Listen.
     Ask and answer questions.
     Nod your head. (or: shake your head; or: wrinkle your brow)
     Track the teacher.

4.  Send an email with this subject line: ELP: quote, reason, gmail, fb
     1. a quote to Prof. Chung at karchung@ntu.edu.tw
         according to this model,
     2. your reason for wanting to take this class: I want to take this course because...
     3. your gmail address, so you can be added to Google Drive: My gmail address is:
     4. your Facebook name: My Facebook name is...
    

     Due Monday, September 21, or Wednesday September 23 for new students.

     Read and refer to this article carefully before doing the assignment;
     英文 Email 潛規則老師怎麼不早點教我?! 文/熊偌均 Melissa Hsiung.
 
     Make sure to send it in plain text, not html (look under ... and click on: 切 換為純文字).

     Indent five spaces at the beginning of each new paragraph,
     and leave only one blank line between paragraphs, not two!

5.  Every Monday, you will hand in on paper, and also upload to Google Drive:
     1. a summary of your class notes from the previous week.
     2. a summary of one or more of the CET 師德 articles online. Last week:
         大師開講 — 提升聽力祕訣:每天請聽 「回音」十分鐘(上、下) in No. 69 & 70,
         January/February p. 8-10 & March/April 2012, p.12-14.
         These articles explain in Chinese how the "Echo Method" of language learning works.
   
     Also include notes on Melissa Hsiung's article, 英文 E-mail 潛規則:老師怎麼不早點教我?!
     3. There will also be weekly listening and other assignments.

     Create a folder using your English name as the folder name
     under
ELP Fall 2020 on Google Drive; use your gmail address.
     This is where you will upload your class assignments.

     Make a COPY of the file entitled "Learning Checklist" with new NEW FILENAME
     (you can add your initials at the end) that you will find in this folder
     and keep it in your Google Drive folder. You will update this file WEEKLY.
     Sheet One is required; the other sheets are optional, but you may find them useful and fun!

     Make sure to produce careful work that is not filled with sloppy mistakes:
     GET EVERYTHING RIGHT THE FIRST TIME!
     Make sure you sign your full name (e.g. Iris Lin) to every e-mail you write!
     Pay attention to correct format;
     for example, leave a space before and after (parentheses) like this.
     Without a space it looks like(this)and this is not acceptable in English written format.


6. Print out and bring to every class this IPA Handout.
    Also useful:
handout on note taking.

7.  The Echo Method
     Mini-conversations


8.  Discuss and hand in notes on
大師開講 — 提升聽力祕訣:每天請聽 「回音」十分鐘(上、下)
     in No. 69 & 70, January/February p. 8-10 & March/April 2012, p.12-14; and
     英文 Email 潛規則老師怎麼不早點教我?! 文/熊偌均 Melissa Hsiung.

     For next Monday 9/30:
read and take notes on: CET 3 (issue 71): /i/ 和 /ɪ/ 的辨別 
     in No. 71, May/June 2012, p. 12-14;
and
     「格式」就是禮貌:英文標點符號的10大規則 in English Island 英語島 48, January 2020;
     Be ready to mention some of the main points of the articles in class!

9.  One Small Step Can Change Your Life: with Kaizen

10. The Pomodoro Technique of time management,
      and improving focus and productivity.


11. Print out and bring to every class this IPA Handout.

12. Poetry: Review and recite this limerick:
 
     There once was an old man from Esser,
     Whose knowledge grew lesser and lesser;
     It at last grew so small,
     He knew nothing at all,
     And now he's a college professor.

13. Mini-conversations.
       Find a learning partner, and enter their name in the class list in our Google Drive folder.

14. If there's time: Warm-up song: Nat King Cole: Kemo Kimo 

15. Useful links:
      a. Merriam-Webster Dictionary with audio files  https://www.merriam-webster.com/

      b. The Free Dictionary: Dictionary and Word of the Day  https://www.thefreedictionary.com/
      c. A Word A Dayhttps://wordsmith.org/awad/index.html 
      d. 萌典 MOE 教育部中文字典:https://www.moedict.tw/ 
      e. More practice with /i/ vs. /ɪ/ here:  efl net: Sound contrasts  http://www.eflnet.com/content/sound-contrast-i-vs-i / 

      f.  Dictation Practicehttp://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/phonetics/dictations.htm  
      g. Goodreads:   https://www.goodreads.com/ 
      h. The power of focus: How to jump from a plane without a parachute:
          NPR The Hidden Brain: You 2.0: The Mind's Eye August 10, 2020  https://www.npr.org/transcripts/900994753   


16. Breaktime song: Dust in the Wind     by Kansas     lyrics     video with lyrics  


Week three: 9/28 
1.
  CET 3 (issue 71): /i/ 和 /ɪ/ 的辨別 in No. 71, May/June 2012, p. 12-14; and
     「格式」就是禮貌:英文標點符號的10大規則 in English Island 英語島 48, January 2020;
     For next Monday 9/28, read and take notes on:
     CET 4 (issue 72):「重音」真 的很重要! in No. 72, July/August 2012, p. 12-14; and
     Echo Method: 用「回音記憶」打造nativelike的語感 in English Island 英語島16, April 2017.
     Be ready to mention some of the main points of the articles in class!

     Did you check to see if your learning partner uploaded their work?
     After you have, write "LP: OK" at the end of your notes before handing them in.

2. 
Dictation #1: /i/ vs. /ɪ/, final /-k/.

3. Transcription exercise
    Transcribe each daily segment with oTranscribe  
    Then paste first the "Before" version, then later the "After" version
    for each daily segment into a Google doc in your Google Drive folder. 
    We'll check the transcriptions next Monday.  

    Latin proverb: Principium dimidium totius. 
    ("Getting started is half the battle." or "Well begun is half done.")


    Before Breakfast with Laura Vanderkam:
July 30, 2020
    Find a starting point (source page)


    Entire exercise  

    1. (1) 9/28           5. (5) 10/02  
    2. (2) 9/29           6. (6) 10/03  
    3. (3) 9/30           7. (7) 10/04  
    4. (4) 10/01         8. (8) 10/05      
    reference transcription  

4. Useful resources:
    a. OneLook Dictionary and OneLook Thesaurus and Reverse Dictionary.
        Pay close attention to the search tools and filters and use them!  

    b. Use Google Images for words like kitchen island.

    c. Diffchecker:
        Useful tool for comparing two different versions of a text
        and highlighting the differences.

5. Song of the week:  Before it's too late     Goo Goo Dolls     lyrics    video with lyrics   


Week Four: 10/5   
1.
  Discuss homework: CET 4 (issue 72):
「重音」真 的很重要! in No. 72, July/August 2012, p. 12-14; and
      Echo Method: 用「回音記憶」打造nativelike的語感 in English Island 英語島16, April 2017.
      Be ready to mention some of the main points of the articles in class!
      For next week 10/12: CET 5 (issue 73): 英語教學死角:複合名詞重音  
      in No. 73, September/October 2012, p. 12-14; and
      Podcasts: 可以隨身攜帶的耳福 in
English Island 41 June 2019.

2.  Dictation
#2: /æ/ vs. /ɛ/, final /-k/. 

3.  Check Before Breakfast transcription exercise.

     New transcription exercise:
     Choiceology: Season 6 Episode 2    2020-08-17
     Spoiled for Choice: With Guests Barry Schwartz & Jen Glantz (source page)   

     Entire exercise  

     1. (9)   10/06          
     2. (10) 10/07         
     3. (11) 10/08         
     4. (12) 10/09       
     5. (13) 10/10   
   reference transcription     

4.  VIR: Very Important Resource! YouGlish   

5.  New transcription exercise: 
Flash Learning: Big Think on the Go  from Himalaya 
     3 ways to express your thoughts so that everyone will understand you
     With Alan Alda (Source page)

   
     Entire exercise   

     1. (14) 10/11         
     2. (15) 10/12        
     3. (16) 10/13        
     4. (17) 10/14      
     5. (18) 10/15          reference transcription     


6.  Song of the week:
Billy Joel     Honesty        lyrics      video with lyrics       recent video with lyrics   



Week five: 10/12  
10/12
1.
  Discuss homework: CET 5 (issue 73): 英語教學死角:複合名詞重音   
     in No. 73, September/October 2012, p. 12-14; and
     Podcasts: 可以隨身攜帶的耳福 in English Island 41 June 2019.
     For next week: CET 6 (issue 74): 抑揚頓挫: 英語的語調和斷句 in No. 74, November/December 2012, p. 12-14; and
     語調下降?我還以為你講完了 in English Island 36, January 2019.

2.  Preparation for a dictation and compound noun stress quiz second hour.

3.  Dictation #3: /ɑ/ vs. /ʌ/, final /-p/; and first compound noun stress quiz.

4.  Check transcriptions; questions.

     New transcription exercise:
 

     The Jordan Harbinger Show
     413: Mark Edward | True Confessions of a Fake Psychic (Source page)
     Related book by Mark Edward: Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium 

     Entire exercise 

     1. (19) 10/16           5. (23) 10/20   
     2. (20) 10/17           6. (24) 10/21  
     3. (21) 10/18           7. (25) 10/22   
     4. (22) 10/19           8. (26) 10/23    

5.  VIR: Very Important Resources!
            a. YouGlish  
            b. Linggle   
            c. OneLook Reverse Dictionary  
            d. Google Images   

6.  Song of the week: St. Vincent (Annie Clark)    All My Stars Aligned         lyrics    
  interview with St. Vincent 
     (note how articulate she is!)     


Week six: 10/19  
1.  Discuss homework: CET 6 (issue 74): 抑揚頓挫: 英語的語調和斷句
     in No. 74, November/December 2012, p. 12-14; and
     語調下降?我還以為你講完了 in English Island 36, January 2019.

     For next week: CET 7 (issue 75): Stop at stops! —— 遇到塞音請停!   
     in No. 75, January/February 2013, p. 12-14; and    
     突破聽力瓶頸的五大秘訣 in English Island 45, October 2019.

     Check your Learning Partner's notes. Are they ALL IN ONE FILE?
     Also check your Learning Partner's TRANSCRIPTIONS, BEFORE and AFTER. 

2.  Check transcriptions; questions.
    The Jordan Harbinger Show
    413: Mark Edward | True Confessions of a Fake Psychic (Source page)

    Entire exercise   

     9.  (27) 10/24           13. (31) 10/28  
    10. (28) 10/25           14. (32) 10/29 
    11. (29) 10/26           15. (33) 10/30  
    12. (30) 10/27           16. (34) 10/31    


3.  a. Dictation #5: /u/ vs. /ʊ/, final /-d/; and
     b. second compound noun stress quiz.

4. Optional resource: Leo Listening site with Cara Leopold: Learn how to understand
    rapidly spoken English through movies.

5.  Song of the Week: Jason Mraz   Look for the the Good in Everything (2020)   lyrics   


Week seven: 10/26   
1.
 
Discuss homework:
     CET 6 (issue 74):
CET 7 (issue 75): Stop at stops! —— 遇到塞音請停!   
     in No. 75, January/February 2013, p. 12-14; and    
     突破聽力瓶頸的五大秘訣 in English Island 45, October 2019.


     For next week:
CET 8 (issue 76): "-s" 和 "-ed" 詞尾 怎麼唸?  
     in No. 76, March/April 2013, p. 12-14.; and    
     英中「發呆」翻譯法 大公開 in English Island 43, August 2019.
 

     Check your Learning Partner's notes. Are they ALL IN ONE FILE?
     Also check your Learning Partner's TRANSCRIPTIONS, BEFORE and AFTER. 


2.  Check transcriptions; questions.
     Transcription exercise:
     The Jordan Harbinger Show
     413: Mark Edward | True Confessions of a Fake Psychic (Source page)

     Entire exercise   

     9.  (27) 10/24           13. (31) 10/28  
    10. (28) 10/25           14. (32) 10/29 
    11. (29) 10/26           15. (33) 10/30  
    12. (30) 10/27           16. (34) 10/31    
                    17. (35) 11/01  

3. a. Dictation #6: /ɔ/ and /oʊ/ before /-d/.
    b. Compound noun stress marking quiz #3.

4. 
Song of the Week: French-English bilingual song:    Christine and the Queens         People, I've been sad           lyrics    


Week eight: 11/02    
1.
  Discuss homework:
CET 8 (issue 76): "-s" 和 "-ed" 詞尾 怎麼唸?   
     in No. 76, March/April 2013, p. 12-14.; and   
     英中「發呆」翻譯法大公開 in English Island 43, August 2019.

     For next week:
CET 9 and 10 (issues 77 and 78):
     鼻音/m /、/n/ 與 /ŋ/ —— No problen? (上、 下)in No. 77, May/June 2013, p. 12-14; and
     No. 78, July/August 2013, p. 12-14; also:
     中文變好,英文也跟著好了 in English Island 6, June 2016.

     Make sure to check whether your learning partner has uploaded their notes and transcriptions!
     Points will be deducted for every week your "LP" note is missing!

2. 
Check transcriptions; questions.
     Transcription exercise:
     The Jordan Harbinger Show
     413: Mark Edward | True Confessions of a Fake Psychic (Source page)
     Reference transcription for JH 1 through 17 (graphic file).

     Entire exercise   


    18. (36) 11/02                   22. (40) 11/06  
    19. (37) 11/03  18 & 19     23. (41) 11/07     1-23  
    20. (38) 11/04                   24. (42) 11/08  
    21. (39) 11/05                   25. (43) 11/09    
                      26. (44) 11/10  


3.  a. Dictation: the diphthongs: /aɪ/ /eɪ/ /aʊ/ /oʊ/ /ɔɪ/ and /ju/

     b. Compound noun stress marking quiz: -ing words:
         participles 分詞 function as
adjectives: "a B that is Aing" or 「正在 A 的 B」,
         e.g. "aching heart" is "a heart that is aching"). Because it is adjective + *noun,
         both words are stressed: aching *heart.

         gerunds (動名詞) function as nouns: "a B for A" or 「用來做 A 的 B」,
         e.g. "hiking boots" are "boots for hiking"). Because it is *noun + noun,
         the modified word is not stressed: *hiking boots.

4.  Book sharing: Creative and innovative approaches to Chinese composition:
     1. 起步走笨作文:基礎訓練篇          林明進 著 
     2. 起步走笨作文:進階技巧篇
         林明進 著  
   UFO Interview
     3. 寫作吧!破解創作天才的心智圖   蔡淇華 著

5. 
Song of the Week:    Linda Ronstadt       Long Long Time (with Bobby Darin)        lyrics         Long Long Time (video with lyrics)

     Two quotes from Wikipedia: 1. Ronstadt has never married. Speaking of finding an acceptable mate,
     in 1974 she told Peter Knobler in Crawdaddy, "... he's real kind but isn't inspired musically and
     then you meet somebody else that's just so inspired musically that he just takes your breath away
     but he's such a moron, such a maniac that you can't get along with him. And then after that
     it's the problem of finding someone that can stand you!"

     2. Ronstadt reduced her activity after 2000 when she felt her singing voice deteriorating,
     releasing her last full-length album in 2004 and performing her last live concert in 2009.
     She announced her retirement in 2011 and revealed shortly afterwards that she is no longer able to sing
     as a result of a degenerative condition later determined to be progressive supranuclear palsy.


Week nine: 11/09   
1.
 
Discuss homework:
CET 9 and 10 (issues 77 and 78): 鼻音/m /、/n/ 與 /ŋ/ —— No problen? (上、 下)
     in No. 77, May/June 2013, p. 12-14; and No. 78, July/August 2013, p. 12-14; also:
     中文變好,英文也跟著好了 in English Island 6, June 2016.

     For next week: CET 11 (issue 79): 台式英語罪魁禍首:/æ /、/ɛ/ 和 /eɪ/
     in No. 79, September/October 2013, p. 12-14;
and
     文法消失了!那些「看不見」的翻譯規則 in English Island 44, September 2019.


2. Transcriptions: Keeping up OK? Questions? Suggestions?

    The Jordan Harbinger Show
    413: Mark Edward | True Confessions of a Fake Psychic (Source page)

    18. (36) 11/02                   22. (40) 11/06  
    19. (37) 11/03  18 & 19     23. (41) 11/07 
    20. (38) 11/04                   24. (42) 11/08     1-23  
    21. (39) 11/05                   25. (43) 11/09    
                      26. (44) 11/10  

     Final four days of the transcription exercise:

     27. (45) 11/11 
     28. (46) 11/12 
     29. (47) 11/13 
     30. (48) 11/14     
   1-30     

3.  New assignment: Big Bang Theory role play.
     We'll act out the first scene of an episode of Big Bang Theory in groups of three.
     Check your NTU email for the link to the episode, and watch it for enjoyment,
     a few times, if possible. Then focus on the first scene.

4.  Dictation: final voiced vs. voiceless stops, ending in /-t/ or /-d/  

5. 
Song of the Week:  Bright Eyes     Persona Non Grata     lyrics     


Week Ten: 11/16    
1. Deadline for all work to be submitted on Google Drive:
    1. All your notes in a single pdf file, with the most recent notes on top.
    2. All your transcriptions, "Before" and "After".
    3. Updated Learning Checklist.

2.  Discuss and submit notes on: CET 11 (issue79): 台式英語罪魁禍首:/æ /、/ɛ/ 和 /eɪ/
     in No. 79, September/October 2013, p. 12-14; and
     文法消失了!那些「看不見」的翻譯規則 in English Island 44, September 2019.
     For next week: CET 12 (issue 80): 英語發音百樂篇(一): Pronunciation Potluck (1)  
     in No. 80, November/December 2013, p. 12-14.; and
     看「中文字幕」會影響英文聽力嗎? in English Island 11, November 2016.

3.  Dictation: Marking "velar raising" [
  ̝] on front vowels /ɪ/, /ɛ/ and /æ/
     when they occur before /-g/ and /-ŋ/,
     e.g. back /bæk/, bag /bæ̝g/, bang /bæ̝ŋ/.
     Today: All items will end with /-k/ or /-g/, the vowels will always be
/æ/ or /æ̝/.

4.  Print out this script for scene one of:
     Big Bang Theory
Season 3, episode 7:
"The Guitarist Amplification".

     New! MP3 audio Echo file   
    
    1. Look up all the words, expressions and allusions you're not familiar with.
        Ask in class about any you're still not sure of.

   
2. Underline all the stressed *syllables and mark *tonic stresses.

    3. Form groups of three, choose roles: Sheldon, Leonard, and Penny.
        List your group members in next week's notes.

5.  For reference:
     a. Dictionary.com  Can display IPA spellings, though with some differences
         from the system we're using, e.g. /y/ instead of /j/.

     b. Pronunciation key for Merriam-Webster 

6.  OPTIONAL article from phonetics class: Should pronunciation and other English teachers
     encourage their student to aim for nativelike pronunciation,
     or just focus of the minimum needed for "intelligibility"?
    
"Revisiting the Intelligibility and Nativeness Principles" by John Levis, Iowa State University.


7.  Song of the Week:   Leonard Cohen     Happens to the Heart       lyrics    

     From the late poet-singer’s posthumous final album Thanks for the Dance.


Week Eleven: 11/23   
1. 
Discuss and submit: CET 12 (issue 80): 英語發音百樂篇(一): Pronunciation Potluck (1)  
     in No. 80, November/December 2013, p. 12-14.; and
     看「中文字幕」會影響英文聽力嗎? in English Island 11, November 2016
.
     For next week: CET 13 (issue 81):
英語發音百樂篇(二): Pronunciation Potluck (2)  
     in No. 81, January/February 2014, p. 12-14.
     翻譯糾察隊: 中文有「把」的句子怎麼翻?  in English Island 40, May 2019.

2.  We'll go over the content of and stress marking for:
     Scene one of Big Bang Theory Season 3, episode 7: "The Guitarist Amplification".
     1. Ask about any words, expressions and allusions you're still not sure of.
     2. Underline all the stressed *syllables and mark *tonic stresses.       Prof. Chung's version  
     New! MP3 audio Echo file   
     Add the names of the people in your group and the role each is playing here.
     Practice with your group; practice performances next Monday, November 30.


3.  Song of the week:   Bob Dylan      I Contain Multitudes (with lyrics)      lyrics     official video  


Week Twelve: 11/30    

1. 
Discuss and submit:
CET 13 (issue 81): 英語發音百樂篇(二): Pronunciation Potluck (2)   
     in No. 81, January/February 2014, p. 12-14.
     翻譯糾察隊: 中文有「把」的句子怎麼翻?  in English Island 40, May 2019.
     For next week: CET 14 (issue 82): 英語發音百樂篇(三): Pronunciation Potluck (3)  
     in No. 82, March/April 2014, p. 12-14, and
     CET 15 (issue 83): 英語發音百樂篇(四): Pronunciation Potluck (4) in No. 83, May/June 2014, p. 12-14;
     also: Phonetics I 32. Schwa Elision in English
.

2.  Dictation: Nasal finals: final /-n/ vs. /-ŋ/; the vowel will always be /ʌ/
.

3.  Practice in groups: Scene one of Big Bang Theory Season 3, episode 7: "The Guitarist Amplification".
     Prof. Chung's version           MP3 audio Echo file   
     Add or correct the names of the people in your group and the role each is playing here.

4.  Song of the Week: Sia with
Kendrick Lamar         The Greatest       lyrics    





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