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 Phonetic Course: Demo

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This Demo contains some basic types of the assignments used in the Introductory Phonetic Course. The sample exercises are taken from different lessons of the course.
When trying the Demo, you can:
  • get acquainted with graphic representation of the course;
  • check whether you are able to read Cyrillic and hear sound files without any distortions (that is to ensure correct performance of the paid service on your PC and avoid any troubles in future);
  • try all the features of the course: translations, audio support, interactive exercises;
  • have an idea of the language material of the course, which ranges from separate sounds to mini-texts.

So, let's start!


Demo comments:
The course begins with traditional exercises on listening. Click on the speaker icon, , and the sound control panel will open in the small window. Sound recordings are supplied with written texts that provide mastering sound-letter correspondence.

A.

Listen to the recording:
 

а-а-а
о-о-о
у-у-у
э-э-э
и-и-и
ы-ы-ы



Demo comments:
Interactive exercises of the course, including "Define the sound" assignments, have step by step instructions. You can get acquainted with the instructions by clicking on the sign "Information", , next to tasks.

B.

Define the sound:
 


Demo comments:
And now let's set about pronouncing Russian words. To see the English translation of every word, you should just click on it. Stressed vowels are marked bold. If you'd like to translate a task formulation, click on it to have the Russian or English equivalent.

C.

Listen to the recording.
Repeat after the announcer:
 

день

Ди-ма

о-дин

где

дя-дя

сту-дент

 

де-ти

дик-тант

 

де-лать

де-кан

 

бра-тья

су-дья


ра-ди-о

сту-дент-ка

ста-ди-он

о-де-я-ло

 

сту-ден-ты

де-ка-нат

 
 

о-деж-да

ди-а-лог

 


Demo comments:
There are many "Input the text" assignments with the use of Russian screen keyboard like this one presented below.

D.

Input the words pronounced by the announcer:
 


Demo comments:
Now, we have reached sentences and mini-dialogues. The signs above the sentences mark intonation constructions which are also studied in the course.

E.

Listen to the next recording:
 

Я люблю
Вы любите

 

театр
музыку
спорт


- Вы л3бите музыку?лова!

- Вы любите музыку?

- Д1, любл1. А в4?

- Да, люблю. А вы?

- Т1же.

- Тоже.

- А футб4л?

- А футбол?

- Н2т, не любл2.

- Нет, не люблю.

F.

Read the same independently:  


Demo comments:
Finally, try an exercise on listening comprehension. You can always use the Key, if you need help in understanding the Russian speech.

G.

Listen to the recording:   Key

H.

Agree or disagree
with the statements on the heard
recording:
 



We hope that now you've got a clear idea of how the Introductory Phonetic Course allows you to interact with it as you learn Russian. If you are satisfied with the Demo and ready to subscribe for the IPC, please go to the Registration page.

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