Pronunciation tip - Audio lesson-Pronounce words with the 'tw' consonant cluster

Pro­nun­ci­a­tion Tips- Words with the ‘tw’ con­so­nant clus­ter

I thought I would give you some pro­nun­ci­a­tion tips  on how to pro­nounce the ‘tw’ con­so­nant clus­ter- espe­cial­ly at the begin­ning of words. I have giv­en train­ing on oth­er con­so­nant clus­ters before- words with ‘ts’;  words with ‘pr’;  words end­ing in ‘ths’.– and this time, espe­cial­ly as I have recent­ly had a few stu­dents who have found this tricky, it’s time for …

English accent reduction 80% of the road to success is...

Eng­lish Accent Reduc­tion- 80% Of The Road To Suc­cess is…..

So what is 80% of the road to suc­cess in Eng­lish accent reduc­tion? Have you ever felt over­whelmed by all the sounds, stress pat­terns etc that you may need to work on for your accent reduc­tion? It’s nat­ur­al to feel this, but 80% of the road to suc­cess for clear Eng­lish speech, is to just take the first step. You …

English Pronunciation-speak like a native- 8 expressions with run

Eng­lish Pro­nun­ci­a­tion-Speak Like a Native- 8 Expres­sions With ‘Run’- AUDIO Les­son

All lan­guages have expres­sions that aren’t always lit­er­al, so for this train­ing les­son, we’ll prac­tise Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion and Eng­lish expres­sions. We’ll ‘kill two birds with the one stone!’ – anoth­er Eng­lish expres­sion and we haven’t even start­ed! I’ve made an audio les­son below so you can hear the Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion of com­mon expres­sions with the word ‘run’ to prac­tise your …

English Podcast- 3 Important Accent Reduction tips

Eng­lish PODCAST with All Ears Eng­lish-3 Impor­tant Accent Reduc­tion Tips

Hi, I’m excit­ed to share a recent accent reduc­tion Eng­lish pod­cast that I did with Lind­say from the Amer­i­can Eng­lish Lan­guage school- All Ears Eng­lish! The Eng­lish pod­cast was great fun, and we went through some great accent reduc­tion tips and pro­nun­ci­a­tion don’ts:- How to speak clear­ly more quick­ly How to make your new clear speech more auto­mat­ic in every­day …

English Accent- Don't be embarressed- Don't pronounce the P in these words -AUDIO

Eng­lish Accent – Don’t be Embar­rassed- Don’t, Pro­nounce the P in These Words- AUDIO Les­son

Some­times it can be embar­rass­ing if you pro­nounce a silent let­ter in a word when you’re learn­ing to speak with an Eng­lish accent. Lots of peo­ple do this, because it’s con­fus­ing when the word is not said as it’s writ­ten! This is why it’s impor­tant to lis­ten over and over to the Eng­lish accent you want, so you make a …

English Accent-Sound Natural-How to use the intrusive 'y' AUDIO training

Eng­lish Accent- Sound Nat­ur­al – How To Use The Intru­sive ‘y’ AUDIO Train­ing

When we want to be super clear with our Eng­lish accent, we do need to choose to make every sound clear­ly. We may be empha­sis­ing a point, pre­sent­ing to oth­ers, going for a job inter­view etc. Most of the time though, just like in any lan­guage, we tend to be less pre­cise. To sound more nat­ur­al with your Eng­lish accent, …

English Accent training- Pronounce words with 'ng' at the end. AUDIO Training

Eng­lish Accent Train­ing- How To Pro­nounce Words With ‘ng’ at the end. AUDIO Les­son

Eng­lish accent train­ing can be con­fus­ing some­times! We all know that when we write the con­so­nant ‘ng’ /ŋ/, we see a ‘g’ let­ter  there, but when we say it, it’s not pro­nounced. Also, it doesn’t become a /k/ sound either. So when you’re prac­tis­ing your Eng­lish accent train­ing, think of it this way:- When you see ‘sh’ writ­ten, you don’t say …

English Pronunciation -Pronounce 16 words ending in 'ture'

Eng­lish Accent- Pro­nounce 16 words end­ing in ‘ture’ AUDIO train­ing les­son

The suf­fix ‘ture’, is a com­mon word end­ing, and it’s impor­tant to know how to pro­nounce it for your Eng­lish accent. I’ve made train­ing lessons before about how to pro­nounce cer­tain word com­mon end­ings such as ‘tion‘, ‘al’ and ‘el’ ; ‘ly’; ‘ous’ , and this time for Eng­lish accent prac­tise, we’re going to prac­tise the ‘ture’ end­ing. Eng­lish Accent – Amer­i­can …

English Communication skills- 8 Top Soft Skills Employers look for

Eng­lish Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Skills- 8 Top Soft Skills Employ­ers Look For

There are lots of dif­fer­ent aspects to Eng­lish com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, and some of them have come to be known as “soft skills’. Soft skills can be defined as inter­per­son­al skills that you use when you work and inter­act with oth­ers. These skills are impor­tant because you need these skills as well as your pro­fes­sion­al tech­ni­cal skills, to be able to …

Accent reduction- English rhythm- learn about pausing

Accent Reduc­tion- Eng­lish Rhythm – Use the ‘Pause’ Cor­rect­ly- AUDIO les­son

Accent Reduc­­tion- Eng­lish Rhythm – Use the ‘Pause’ Cor­rec­t­­ly- AUDIO les­son     Learn­ing to use paus­es prop­er­ly is impor­tant when you’re prac­tis­ing accent reduc­tion and Eng­lish rhythm. It helps you sound more like a native Eng­lish speak­er.  If you don’t use paus­es cor­rect­ly when speak­ing Eng­lish, it can change the mean­ing of what you’re say­ing. PAUSE for mean­ing For …