Pronounce these difficult English words 'maths. paths'

Pronounce These Difficult English Words ‘maths, paths’-Audio Lesson

I know it’s hard enough to pronounce words ending in ‘th’ in English, and then when you add a possessive or plural /s/ it becomes even more ‘fun’!  I would like to show you how to pronounce difficult English words such as maths and paths. As I work with students on skype, or face to face, or receive requests via …

Understand English slang words and ohrases

Have a Laugh – English Slang Words

As it’s coming up to the end of the year I thought  a bit of a laugh would be good. Below are passages using Australian, American and British English slang words. Even if you don’t use  slang in your speech, you still need to understand what speakers are saying when they use English slang words and phrases. Mind you, I …

Business English. Meet, greet and small talk

Business English – Meet and Greet How you greet people when you meet them using business English depends on a few things. For instance whether it’s a formal business meeting, the type of company, if you have met before, if you are meeting to sell something, or meeting to plan or decide on something. If greeting someone formally you would …

vowels consonants in English pronunciation English accent

English Accent Audio Training – Pronounce ‘ed’ as /d/

Recently I was asked a very specific English accent training question by a client. He wanted to know how to pronounce past tense verbs when the ‘ed’ said /d/. He isn’t the only one who has trouble with this when practising an English accent.  There is a simple reason for this.  It is difficult to pronounce the last voiced consonant, …

Business English- Speak More Clealry

Business English – The Fastest Way to Make a Bad First Impression

To me, Business English doesn’t just mean the  technical words and vocabulary you use when talking about business subjects, it also means how you phrase things, and understanding the cultural manner and body language you need to use. Fortunately, or unfortunately, first impressions are important. It takes a lot of work to undo a bad first impression. Here are 4 …