Speak flu­id Eng­lish. Go with the Flow! Pt 2

Learn How to go with the Flow and Speak Flu­id Eng­lish Peo­ple often tell me they have been work­ing on their Eng­lish clar­i­ty and have mas­tered the pro­nun­ci­a­tion, but are frus­trat­ed because they find they still can’t speak flu­id Eng­lish- that is, with smooth, flow­ing sen­tences! The stress pat­tern in a word, phrase or sen­tence con­veys mean­ing and there­fore plays an impor­tant part in help­ing …

Relax for a Per­fect Eng­lish accent

Want a Per­fect Eng­lish Accent? Maybe you’re work­ing too hard!  Here’s how to get a per­fect Eng­lish accent by relax­ing… While work­ing with peo­ple from all dif­fer­ent lan­guage back­grounds the over­whelm­ing com­ment I often get is ” I don’t have to work as hard in my mouth in Eng­lish !” They mean that the phys­i­cal feel­ing of Eng­lish is much lighter in the mouth (some peo­ple …

Eng­lish Pro­nun­ci­a­tion for Indi­an Speak­ers

Eng­lish Accent Tips for Indi­an lan­guage back­ground Speak­ers Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion for Indi­an speak­ers: If you are orig­i­nal­ly from an Indi­an speak­ing lan­guage and you want to speak clear­ly in Eng­lish I’ve cre­at­ed some tips specif­i­cal­ly for you! Here are some real­ly impor­tant tips to cor­rect your Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion for Indi­an speak­ers. 3 main things to start with I was recent­ly …

Eng­lish accent tip for Russ­ian speak­ers

One key Eng­lish Accent tip for Russ­ian Speak­ers that will make a huge dif­fer­ence! Hi every­one, To use ‘e’ or ‘a’ that is the ques­tion! Are you from a Russ­ian speak­ing back­ground? It is some­times dif­fi­cult to hear the dif­fer­ence between the two sounds for Russ­ian back­ground speak­ers. This Eng­lish accent tip for Russ­ian speak­ers will get rid of a …

The r sound in Eng­lish – what you need to know.

Do you have trou­ble mak­ing the r sound in Eng­lish? You might be sur­prised to hear that a lot of peo­ple do! In most lan­guages the r sound (or ‘r’ sound) is made with­out the tongue actu­al­ly mak­ing con­tact with any par­tic­u­lar part of our mouth. This makes it dif­fi­cult to learn. In Eng­lish the tongue tip is held up in the mid­dle …

Tips for Span­ish speak­ers – How to pro­nounce Eng­lish words with v in them

Hi, every­one. The oth­er day I learned an inter­est­ing thing! I knew that Span­ish back­ground speak­ers say /b/ for /v/ in Eng­lish, but didn’t know that applied to people’s names as well. So if you are called Valenti­na or Viviana in Eng­lish, in Span­ish the names are Balenti­na and Bib­iana. I thought the names stayed the same in both lan­guages! …