Self-Paced Materials, Handouts and Useful Links-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Self-Paced Materials, Handouts and Other Useful Links

You can access these resources on your own, though you may find it useful to talk first with a tutor who can orient you to the best use of the resources. 

Pronunciation, Writing, and English Language Resources

  • American Speechsounds (DVD):  available for checkout. Email Jennifer to arrange for pick-up in B19, room 1071.
  • Breaking the Accent Barrier (DVD):  available for checkout. Email Jennifer to arrange for pick-up in B19, room 1071.
  • CMU Writing Tutor — Six modules on different aspects of writing, each with an introductory instructional section with interactive examples and a practice section.
  • Fenetiks: The Sounds of Spoken Language(University of Iowa) — This site is excellent for practicing English phonemes. It includes audio-visual interactive diagrams and a video for each phoneme. An Android app will be released in 2014.
  • Intercultural Communication Center handouts — Information from ICC on specific language and cultural concerns for international students, as well as for faculty working with international students.

PhD Student and Teaching Assistant Resources

Presentation Resources