5 ways to improve your English speech when you don't have time to practise

VIDEO-5 Ways To Improve Your English Speech When You Don’t Have Time To Practise

Do you want to improve your English speech but find you don’t have time? Then this is for you. Often people say to me that they want to speak English more clearly but are so busy with work and their families that they don’t seem to be able to find the time to practise. So, I decided to  put together …

How to improve your English pronunciation and fluency

How To Improve English Pronunciation And Fluency-AUDIO Training Lesson

If your native or  background language is syllable timed, then to master English pronunciation and fluency you will need to practise the elements of a stress timed language like English quite a lot. In this audio training lesson I have included audio training on ‘linking‘ to help you with your practise for English fluency. If you are used to saying …

English Accent- Whats the one question everyone answers 'yes'

English Accent – What Is The One Question Everyone Answers- “YES”?

Over the many years I have worked with people on their English accent, the one question everyone answers yes to is, “Do you want to feel more confident when you speak in English?”  Of course the answer is always ‘yes’. It’s embarrassing and sometimes makes us feel stupid if we can’t speak correctly or clearly. Recently I had this experience …

Cool Food Idioms You Can Find IN Your Fridge.

Cool Food Idioms You Can Find In Your Fridge

I recently shared a post by Analytical Grammar/ Grammar Planet’s post, about all the food idioms you can find just by looking in the fridge!  I’ll put the link in at the end of this post, as it’s a cool image as well. In the meantime, what I thought would be fun would be to take 7 of the most …

5 worst pronunciation errors ESL students make

5 Worst Pronunciation Errors ESL Students Make

I have been working with people for over 35 years now helping them to speak clearly. In that time I have noticed that no matter what the non- English language background, there are some common  pronunciation errors ESL students make. 5 Worst Pronunciation Errors ESL Students Make- Number 1 Pronouncing the /t/ and /d/ sounds incorrectly. Most languages have a …

English Schwa Words

English Schwa Words-Quiz Competition

What do I mean by the title  English schwa words – quiz? You can win a free 8 page guide with pronunciation instructions specific to your language background. Following on from my last article, I wanted to bring you some more practise at listening for the stressed and de stressed vowels in words. This time though, I’m focusing on you …

English pronunciation training. Are you using a key word sentence?

English Pronunciation Training- Do You Use A Key Word Sentence?

Using a key word sentence whether you are still working on your English pronunciation training, or whether you are practising a new  accent in English, or whether you are about to do an English speaking test for Example like an IELTS test, really helps. I was listening to an actress talking on the radio the other day. The actress was …