IELTS speaking tips

Improve Your IELTS Speaking Score – Tips from A Speech Therapist – Part  1

Improve Your IELTS Speaking Score – Tips from A Speech Therapist – Part  1 IELTS speaking tips – How to get a higher IELTS level  Hi from Speak More Clearly! In part 1 of our podcast conversation, we cover how to improve your IELTS speaking score and how to overcome nervousness and anxiety when taking the IELTS exam.  Highlights (see …

VIDEO Lesson: How To Pronounce The Difference Between Wear And Were

How To Pronounce The Difference Between Wear And Were? Learn how to pronounce wear vs were! Welcome to this video from Speak More Clearly. Lately we’ve had a few students who’ve been confused about how to pronounce the difference between wear and were.  The main difference is that in the word wear, the vowel says ‘air’ as in the air …

Aspirate consonants in English

When To Aspirate Consonants In English?

When To Aspirate Consonants In English? When to aspirate consonants to sound more natural in English? Hi from Speak More Clearly! A student recently asked the question, when do you need to aspirate consonants? Do you aspirate the unvoiced consonants in all positions in words? I’ll answer in a minute. But first, I need to let you know that it’s …

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 …