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 …

Practise how to pronounce words when the letter s says /z/

Audio lesson- How To Pronounce Words When The Letter ‘s’ Says /z/

How to pronounce words when the letter ‘s’ says /z/ To pronounce words when the letter ‘s’ says  the /z/ sound, first you need to know that the /s/ and /z/ sounds are minimal pair sounds in English. That means, they’re made with exactly the same mouth movements except that when you say the /z/ sound, you switch on your …

British and American English video- don't say these 12 words wrong

Don’t Say These 12 Words Wrong- British English and American English-VIDEO

Have you ever made a social faux pas or mistake by using the wrong word in English? I have ! Have a listen to the video and hear what happened . Sometimes the difference between words used in British English and American English does matter! Oh and don’t worry, I talk about Australian English as well. You can also use …

Why You don't Speak Flowing English

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 …

next level English pronunciation when 'e' isn't silent

Next level English Pronunciation. When Silent ‘e’ Isn’t Silent- Audio lesson

  There are lots of little tricks  to next level English pronunciation. One of them is to know when the silent ‘e’ isn’t silent, and when it’s used as a ‘buffer vowel’. A buffer vowel is a vowel that isn’t normally pronounced, but that does get pronounced in certain situations. So silent ‘e’ is normally silent, but when used as a …

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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 …

9 of the Most Difficult English Words

9 of the Most Difficult English Words to Pronounce VIDEO: How to pronounce 9 difficult English Words In this video you will learn how to pronounce 9 difficult words in English. I’ve given you 2 words and 2 sentences to practise with. Each sentence has extra difficult words in it, so altogether there is instruction on 9 difficult English words to …