English Pronunciation How to pronounce 'world' and other 'wor' words

How to Pro­nounce ‘world’ and oth­er Eng­lish ‘wor’ words AUDIO les­son

I am often asked the fol­low­ing ques­tion when work­ing with Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion, “How do I pro­nounce the word ‘world?’ ” Because of the spelling it is tricky! Is it:  world /wɔːrld/ (Amer­i­can) , /wɔːld/ (British/Australian)   or  world /wɝːld/ (Amer­i­can),  /wɜːld/ (Brit/Aussie)?? If you picked the 2nd lot where the ‘or’ says ‘er’ you were right.  So here is the secret:  When an ‘or’ …

How to pronounce English words that sound similar

VIDEO Eng­lish Words That Sound Sim­i­lar -How To Pro­nounce Them

  Eng­lish Words That Sound Sim­i­lar -How To Pro­nounce Them I recent­ly asked cus­tomers which Eng­lish words they get mixed up when they’re try­ing to pro­nounce them, and I got quite a few. Thank to every­one who con­tributed. The inter­est­ing thing is, quite a few of the Eng­lish words show a con­fu­sion between the ‘aw’ vow­el and the ‘oe’ vow­el …

Video-How to pronounce 'banana, vitamin , process'- American, british and Australian accent

VIDEO Amer­i­can, British, and Aus­tralian Accents-Pro­nounce Eng­lish words-banana, vit­a­min, process

Pro­nounce Eng­lish words- ‘banana, vit­a­min, process’- Amer­i­can, British, and Aus­tralian Accents It can some­times be con­fus­ing to know how to pro­nounce cer­tain words depend­ing on whether you need an Amer­i­can, British or Aus­tralian accent, so I thought I would start with these three words this time. Let me know in the com­ment sec­tion below if there are oth­er words you would …

Workplace culture- American Australia, Britain

The Dif­fer­ences In Work Place Cul­ture. Great Tips- Amer­i­ca, Aus­tralia and Britain.

I recent­ly came across a great arti­cle writ­ten by a grammarly.com writer in which they detail 4 great tips about the dif­fer­ences in work place cul­ture in Amer­i­ca, Aus­tralia and Britain. The author goes into the areas of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion styles, atti­tudes to office romances, dress codes and work/life bal­ance in some detail. Of course even though in all 3 coun­tries, …

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 …

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. …

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 …