The Top 3 Job Interview Mistakes

The 3 Most Common Job Interview Mistakes and how to overcome them… Recently I interviewed Debra Barit who is an expert in helping people prepare themselves for that all important job interview. Debra gave some special tips and I want to share 3 really great ones with you. (Watch out for my video interview with Debra – coming in the next couple of …

VIDEO: How to use Elision in English

 Get a Sneak Peak Inside my Accent Training Program … I am giving you one of the fantastic videos in my accent training program for FREE. I wanted to share it with you so you can learn how to use elision in English and sound more natural when you speak. Speak like a Native by Mastering Elision in English Watch my video above …

how to speak English clearly on the phone

Speak Clearly on the Phone

Recently, one of my students told me she was having difficulty when she spoke to people on the phone at her work. She felt that people didn’t trust her and her expertise. Even though she spoke English well, she still had an accent and noticed that people would treat her differently on the phone because of this. She asked me …

How to Speak English Clearly Podcast

Podcast: Success tips to Speak English Clearly! Listen to my podcast! I was asked to be a guest speaker on Ben Worthington’s IELTS podcast, to help his students speak English clearly and use correct pronunciation. This podcast contains loads of helpful tips for non-native speakers who want to speak English clearly In this podcast you will learn about:  How to …

How to Pronounce Silent Letters in English

Latest Video: How to Pronounce 20 English Words with Silent Letters! Watch my video above you will learn how to pronounce English words with silent letters in them. I show you how to pronounce 2o words with silent letters and give you practise exercises so you can master silent words in English. In this video you will learn how to pronounce …

Love your vowels! Balls or bowls?

I thought I would tell you a short story to illustrate how important it is to pronounce your vowels correctly. While I was visiting Taiwan a while ago, I went to an international flower show – as I love flowers.   After walking around the vast, beautiful exhibition areas all morning, I headed to the food stalls for lunch. To my …

How Kazu Mastered a New Accent

How Kazu Mastered a New Accent… I sit down in the gorgeous (and ridiculously humid) Central Park to have a chat with one of my students, Kazuhero Imafuku – no I did not just make that up… yes it is his real name – or as friends like to call him ‘Hero’ or ‘Kazu’. Kazu is from Tokyo, Japan and …

Change Your Accent in English – Fast!

The one tip that will help you change your accent in English and save you 2 months practise!!! If you have trouble mimicking the trainer in our accent training program, or if you have difficulty pronouncing a particular vowel, word or phrase in English,  try this technique:- -Choose the word or words you need  to change to reduce your accent. …

Speak fluid English. Go with the Flow! Pt 1

Be fluent in English, like native by learning how to speak with fluid English Speaking flowing, fluid English is a problem for many people whose original language is a syllable timed language. What do I mean by this?  They find it difficult to link words in sentences so they flow effortlessly and sound fluid. English is a stressed timed language. …

The /s/ and /z/ sounds that will change your world in English

Correcting the pronunciation of your /s/ and /z/ sounds in English The other day I was working with a student and we both noticed she was having trouble pronouncing the /s/ and /z/ sounds at the end of words. She was struggling to get her mouth to physically add the sounds at the end. She understood well that you need to …