English pronunciation of words that end in 'ly'

English Pronunciation of words ending in ‘ly’. Why you struggle.

Why you struggle in English pronunciation of words ending in ‘ly’, is because often it becomes part of a consonant blend.  Two or even three consonants said together in a row. For English pronunciation of  words ending in ‘ly’,  first you need to make sure you are saying the English /l/ correctly. Then you need to think of the ‘ly’ …

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Why You Don’t Speak Flowing English

One of my students said it all the other day. She said she finally got it. She realised the reason people don’t speak flowing English is they forget to link it up once they learn to how to pronounce English clearly. She said she was so busy being careful to pronounce every word and sound, that she didn’t realise that …

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5 Great Tips To Learn An Australian Accent

If you are from a non- English speaking background, you will know how frustrating it can be to miss out on opportunities because of a strong accent in English. A candid client of mine recently summed it up. The recruitment people in his department told him that his accent was holding him back from reaching the next level of management. …

Discover How Bonnie’s Australian Accent Training Helped Her Build Deeper Relationships…

How Accent Training Helped Bonnie   Meet Bonnie Lifang Xi. Bonnie who is originally from China, moved to Australia to pursue better work opportunities. Bonnie already had great English language skills but she was frustrated with her accent. No matter how hard she tried, or how much she spoke with her native English speaking friends, she still had a strong Chinese …

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How long will it take to reduce my accent in English?

How long will it take to reduce my accent in English? This is the million dollar question! Firstly, you need to know that different people have different abilities to retain the accent they hear, and reproduce it for themselves. This is the same for people’s ability to mimic how a native English speaker is pronouncing English. Different people need differing …

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5 Quick Accent Reduction Tips That Make All The Difference

Accent Reduction Tip 1- a trick to help you pronounce the voiced and voiceless ‘th’ sounds more easily Besides holding your tongue out between your teeth long enough, and not flicking it back too quickly, there’s also another tip you need to know.   As you hold your tongue out  between your top and bottom teeth, you also need to …

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Speak English Well …. You Need To Know About The ‘W’ Mystery

To speak English clearly and confidently, you need to know about the ‘w’ mystery! The ‘w’ mystery is a trick that fluent English speakers know about, that takes their English pronunciation to a higher level. Speak English Well- What is the secret of the  ‘W’ mystery? To speak  English well, you need to  speak it  with the right English stress …

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Pronounce English Like a Native English Speaker- Super Useful Tip-Audio lesson

A super useful tip to pronounce English like a native speaker is to use contractions when you speak. Otherwise, your speech sounds very formal, and not spontaneous like a native English speaker. When you use contractions in your speech, it makes your sentences flow more naturally with better English rhythm. Clients have told me that they don’t use contractions because …

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How To Improve Your English Accent – WHERE TO START

Are you someone who wants to improve your English accent but don’t know where to start? If that’s you,  this article is definitely going to help you and give you great tips. How To Improve Your English Accent- Where to start Tip 1 To Improve Your English Accent Start with what you know you have trouble with-  Don’t avoid it …

VIDEO: English Words with ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ Sounds

VIDEO: Learn The Difference Between the ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ Sounds in English. Hi, it’s Esther here from Speak More Clearly Welcome to this video where you will learn how to say the difference between sh and ch words. The sh sound is an unvoiced consonant made by the sound of the air coming out of your mouth. To make the …