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 …

10 often mispronounced English words and phrases

10 Often Mispronounced English words and phrases

These 10 often mispronounced English words and phrases caught my eye and I thought they would be useful. I have included some notes to help you to pronounce these English words and phrases. Mispronounced  English Word 1 It’s not :antartic             It’s: antarctic You need to keep the ‘c’ sound in before the /t/. Slow …

5 Major Pronunciation Don'ts

5 Major Pronunciation DON’TS

Sometimes we are so busy paying attention to what we should be doing that we forget to also notice what not to do, hence 5 major pronunciation don’ts. Pronunciation Don’t 1 Don’t expect to change your accent completely to sound like a native in only  a few weeks. It takes months and months of practise to begin to sound like a native …

How To Learn an English Accent Using 12 Phrases

How to Learn An English Accent using 12 phrases – Audio Lesson

Well you might wonder about how to learn an English accent using 12 English phrases. It all started when a customer asked a question! He was actually asking about phrasal verbs, and as I answered him, I realised that in just 12 phrases you can practise how to learn an English accent. Not only that, but you can also add …

English Accent Training- stress and intonation- Linking and Elision

English Accent Training Part 4. English Stress and Intonation. Linking And Elision

Have you ever wondered how to sound more flowing when you speak English ? Then you need to master using Linking and Elision in your English accent training. These two elements make your words flow together more. If your background language is one where every syllable is said evenly, a syllable timed language, the rhythm of your jaw movement is …

English accebt training stress and intonation how to use phrasing in sentences

English Accent Training Part 3. English Stress and Intonation. How to phrase words in sentences

In this 3rd article in the series on English accent training for stress and intonation we’re going to look at how to phrase words in longer sentences. This phrasing or grouping together of words in a sentence, is important. It’s another element you need to pay attention to when you want to improve your English stress and intonation so you …

English Accent Training- correct syllable stress

English Accent Training Part 2. English Stress and Rhythm- Correct Syllable Stress In Words

Customers often ask for tips on how to use our accent reduction courses to improve their English stress and intonation, and English stress and rhythm. In this second part of my series on practical training in English stress and intonation, I will give you training on a second element. That is, how to use correct syllable stress in words. By …

Speak English Like A Native – VIDEO

Speak English Like A Native – VIDEO Hi, Esther here from Speak More Clearly – in this video you will learn great tips on how to speak English like a native! A super useful tip to speak English like a native speaker is to use contractions when you speak. Otherwise, your speech sounds very formal, and not natural like a …

Don't be Embarrassed- Speak English Clearly -Audio lesson

Don’t be Embarrassed – Speak English More Clearly- Audio lesson

To speak English more clearly you need to know how to pronounce the words correctly. Each time you begin to pronounce and use one or two words more correctly, it already makes your speech clearer. This time, to help you speak English more clearly, I have an audio lesson for you about when ‘ch’ says /k/ in words.  Did you know that ‘ch’ …