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 …

Tr and Dr Hack – English Tip – VIDEO Training

Tr and Dr Hack – English Tip Learn How to Say /dr/ and /tr/ Words Naturally in English When we make the English /t/ and /d/ sounds we usually drop our tongue down for the 2nd part of the sound. But for this pronunciation hack, you only drop your tongue down a little from the bony ridge behind your front top …

British, American and Australian Accent Training - Stress in compound nouns

British, American and Australian Accent Audio Training – Stress in compound nouns

The stress in compound nouns can be on the first, middle or last syllable. So in this English accent training I’d like to go through some compound nouns and give you some pointers to help you tell which syllable is stressed. Remember: When you stress a syllable you make the vowel slightly longer, slightly higher in pitch and slightly louder. British, …

Clear English speech practise 3 more motivational tips video

Clear English Speech Practise- 3 More Motivational Tips VIDEO

Clear English Speech Practise- 3 More Motivational Tips   Are you ready for 3 more motivational tips to help keep you on track for your clear English speech practice? 3 More Motivational Practise Tips for Clear English Speech 1) The ‘see it’ technique 2) The ‘sign’ motivational tip 3) Get an accountability buddy Have a look here to see the …