when words spelled with ch say the k sound

How To Pronounce Words When ‘CH’ Says ‘K’

How To Pronounce Words When ‘CH’ Says ‘K’ Learn how to pronounce words that are spelled with ‘ch’ but are pronounced with the ‘k’ sound! Hi from Speak More Clearly! It’s sometimes tricky to know when to say the ‘k’ sound, when you see a word written with ‘ch’. I wanted to talk about some of the most common words …

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How Syllable Stress Makes All The Difference To Your Meaning In English

How Syllable Stress Makes All The Difference To Your Meaning In English Learn how syllable stress makes a difference to your meaning! Hello from Speak More Clearly! Welcome to this video on how syllable stress makes all the difference to your meaning. There are certain words that change from a verb to a noun depending on which syllable you stress. …

English homophones

Don’t Pronounce These Confusing Homophones Incorrectly

Don’t Pronounce These Confusing Homophones Incorrectly Find out common homophones that are confusing! It’s surprising sometimes to find out which common homophones in English are pronounced exactly the same, because the spelling is so different. I have gone through some below that some of our students have found confusing.   Difficult English Homophone Number 1: I’ll, aisle and Isle. These …

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3 Great Tips To Speak Fluently In English

3 Great Tips To Speak Fluently In English Learn how to speak English fluently! Hi, from Speak More Clearly! In this training video I would like to give you some tips to improve your ability to speak more fluently in English.  Just before I do this, I want to talk about what fluency means. Fluency doesn’t only equal how fast …

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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 …