English intonation training

How To Use English Intonation?

How To Use English Intonation? Learn how to use English intonation! English intonation, or intonation in any language, can be described as the music or melody of the language. It’s a pronunciation feature that is about how we say something, rather than what words we’re using. The main elements of English intonation are: How high, low or flat your voice is -the pitch Stressing or emphasising certain syllables or …

4 Tips To Improve English Speech Fluency

4 Tips To Improve English Speech Fluency   Hi from Speak More Clearly! In this video I’d like to talk about how to improve your speaking fluency. It doesn’t matter which accent you’re practicing, here are 4 tips to help you sound more natural and fluent when you speak English. Tip 1 You need to learn the building blocks or …

THR Pronunciation Hack

THR Pronunciation Hack Learn how to say THR words more easily! Hi from Speak More Clearly. In this training video I want to teach you a pronunciation hack. How to say THR words more easily. Because it’s hard to get from ‘th’ to ‘r’, the native English speaker’s hack is -don’t stick your tongue out as usual for the ‘th’. …

How to Pronounce the Difference Between Wary and Weary?

How to Pronounce the Difference Between Wary and Weary? Learn How to Pronounce these two similar words! Hi from Speak More Clearly! A quick video this time on how to pronounce the difference between wary and weary. First, the meanings so you can add these great words to your vocabulary. Wary means: ‘feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or …

When “o” Says “u” Video Lesson

When “o” Says “u” Video Lesson Learn how to pronounce English words where ‘o’ says ‘u’ Hi and welcome to this training video from speak more clearly. It doesn’t matter whether you are practicing an American, British or Australian accent, there is a group of words in English that are written with an ‘o’, but where the ‘o’ is pronounced …

Words Spelled with an ‘A’ but said with a Schwa

Words spelled with an ‘A’ but said with a schwa. Don’t pronounce these words incorrectly! Students often get confused about whether a word spelled with an ‘a’ at the beginning, is said as an ay, e, or a. I want to talk about special words spelt with an ‘A’ at the beginning, but when the ‘a’ says the de-stressed schwa …

How to Speed Your Speech up by Slowing Down – Become Fluent in English

How to Speed Your Speech up by Slowing Down – Become Fluent in English How to speed up by slowing down Recently I’ve had a few students who have said that they can be clear in English when they speak slowly, but when they start to speak faster, they are frustrated because they feel they become less clear. You know …

3 Important Tips for an Australian Accent – VIDEO Lesson

3 Important Tips for an Australian Accent – VIDEO Lesson Check out these 3 important Australian accent tips to instantly sound clearer. You know, people often ask me what they can do to get a new accent quickly. Of course, it takes practice over time to make a new accent automatic in your speech because you’re making new muscle memory …

The difference between s and sh – English Pronunciation Video

The Difference Between /s/ and /sh/ – English Pronunciation Learn how to say the difference between the ‘s’ and ‘sh’ sound! Welcome to this training on how to say the difference between the ‘s’ and ‘sh’ sounds. To make the ‘s’ sound, make your mouth into a smile and let the air go out of your mouth over your tongue. To make …