Speak English Naturally- gonna and wanna- Audio Lesson

Speak Eng­lish Nat­u­ral­ly- ‘wan­na and gonna’-AUDIO les­son

When we speak Eng­lish nat­u­ral­ly, like in any oth­er lan­guage, we some­times con­tract or devolve how we say things for speed and ease. Unless you are pro­nounc­ing Eng­lish as Queen Eliz­a­beth of Eng­land does, then to speak Eng­lish nat­u­ral­ly, we often con­tract two com­mon phras­es. These two phras­es are ‘going to’ and ‘want to.’ Oh and by the way, using …

The difference between British RP and American accents when t says d

Video- Dif­fer­ence Between British RP and Amer­i­can accent- When t says d

One Key Dif­fer­ence Between British RP And Amer­i­can Accents – When /t/ says /d/. Dif­fer­ence Between British RP and Amer­i­can Accent- When /t/ says /d/ In Amer­i­can Eng­lish the /t/ con­so­nant says a light, quick, flapped or tapped/d/ when: the /t/ is between 2 vow­els such as in lat­er, rat­ing. the /t/ is between an /r/ and a vow­el as …

Presentation skills- 9 great tips

Pre­sen­ta­tion Skills- 9 Great Tips

Have you ever thought-‘I feel ner­vous and I’m not feel­ing con­fi­dent about my pre­sen­ta­tion skills, and I hope peo­ple under­stand what I’m going to say to them?”   It doesn’t even have to be pre­sent­ing to a whole room full of peo­ple, it may also be when you need to present an idea or request to your boss, or need to …

5 tips to increase your English confidence

5 Tips to Increase Your Eng­lish Con­fi­dence- VIDEO

5 Tips To Increase Eng­lish Con­fi­dence 5 Tips To Increase Eng­lish Con­fi­dence Some­times it’s hard to know what to do to increase your con­fi­dence in Eng­lish so I thought I’d give you a start by talk­ing about 5 tips that are easy to imple­ment in your every­day life no mat­ter what your native lan­guage is.  1. Use it- to use an …

English language and speech -collocation-audio lesson

Eng­lish Lan­guage And Speech Secret- Sound like a native speak­er- Col­lo­ca­tions-AUDIO

An inte­gral part of sound­ing like a native Eng­lish speak­er in your Eng­lish lan­guage and speech is to use col­lo­ca­tions. Why is the use of col­lo­ca­tions so impor­tant for Eng­lish lan­guage and speech? Col­lo­ca­tions are impor­tant to know in order to boost your vocab­u­lary, flu­en­cy, writ­ten dis­course gen­er­al­ly, and over­all writ­ing and speak­ing scores on the PTE and IELTS ( from …

Understand English Speakers

Under­stand Eng­lish Speak­ers- Why Some Peo­ple Take Longer

“How do I train my ear to bet­ter under­stand every­day speech between 2 Eng­lish speak­ers talk­ing infor­mal­ly and at nor­mal speed?” “Why can’t I under­stand Eng­lish speak­ers when they are speak­ing at a nor­mal rate?” “What do I need to do to under­stand what Eng­lish speak­ers are say­ing?” All ques­tions you may have asked, or may have heard oth­ers ask. …

!0 often used English proverbs

10 Impor­tant Eng­lish Proverbs

Often we hear a short say­ing or Eng­lish proverb that peo­ple use and some­times we vague­ly know the mean­ing, but aren’t quite sure. You can use the fol­low­ing Eng­lish proverbs and their mean­ings a) to under­stand what peo­ple are refer­ring to bet­ter, and b) to prac­tise your pro­nun­ci­a­tion with some­thing a bit dif­fer­ent than usu­al. You could record your­self as …

Accent Reduction-Where to start

Accent Reduc­tion In Eng­lish-Where to Start-VIDEO

Accent Reduc­­tion-Where to Start I am often asked by cus­tomers, “Now that I’ve pur­chased a Speak More Clear­ly accent reduc­tion course, where should I start?” A great ques­tion! Obvi­ous­ly dif­fer­ent indi­vid­u­als have dif­fer­ent accent reduc­tion needs depend­ing on their back­ground or native lan­guage, nev­er­the­less, there are some com­mon areas that every­one can start with. In the video below I dis­cuss …

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 …

Tips to speak confidently in meetings

Tips To Speak Con­fi­dent­ly In Meet­ings

Kel­ly Konya has writ­ten a real­ly inter­est­ing  arti­cle on the Gram­marly web­site enti­tled “How to speak up and find your voice in meet­ings”, which I want­ed to share with you as I know that no mat­ter what your work, there are always meet­ings to attend. Some of Kel­ly Konya’s very use­ful and prac­ti­cal tips to speak con­fi­dent­ly in meet­ings are:- …