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Title:
Jazz chants rhythms of American English for students of English as a second language
Author:
Graham, Carolyn.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
Physical Description:
1 audiocassette : 1 7/8 ips. + 1 book (xvi, 80 pages ; 28 cm.)
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780195024074
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Jazz Chants are Carolyn Graham's snappy, upbeat chants and poems that use jazz rhythms to illustrate the natural stress and intonation patterns of conversational American English.


Author Notes

Carolyn Graham is the creator of Jazz Chants, which connect the rhythm of spoken American English to the beatof jazz. She developed the technique of jazz chanting during her twenty-five years of teaching ESL in the American Language Institute of New York University. Ms. Graham is the author ofnumerous Jazz Chants books, all published by Oxford University Press.