Accent reduction- How to pronounce long English words beginning with pr

Audio: Accent Reduc­tion-How To Pro­nounce Long Eng­lish Words Begin­ning With ‘pr’

Accent reduc­tion train­ing in how to pro­nounce long Eng­lish words begin­ning with ‘pr’, actu­al­ly ‘kills two birds with the one stone’! First­ly, you make sure you don’t leave out the /r/ sound in the ‘pr’ con­so­nant clus­ter. Sec­ond­ly, you make sure you’re using a cor­rect Eng­lish /r/ sound, and at the same time, you get to prac­tise cor­rect syl­la­ble stress …

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 …

How to l;earn an English accent- 5 tips Actors can teach us

How To Learn An Eng­lish Accent – 5 Tips Actors Can Teach Us

How To Learn An Eng­lish Accent – 5 Tips Actors Can Teach Us I was recent­ly talk­ing to an actress about how to learn an Eng­lish accent (or oth­er accent) that wasn’t her native Eng­lish accent.  She said she used ‘lay­er­ing’. She said she lis­tened over and over to some­one speak­ing with the accent she want­ed to use. At dif­fer­ent …

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 …

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 …

English Accent- Whats the one question everyone answers 'yes'

Eng­lish Accent – What Is The One Ques­tion Every­one Answers- “YES”?

Over the many years I have worked with peo­ple on their Eng­lish accent, the one ques­tion every­one answers yes to is, “Do you want to feel more con­fi­dent when you speak in Eng­lish?”  Of course the answer is always ‘yes’. It’s embar­rass­ing and some­times makes us feel stu­pid if we can’t speak cor­rect­ly or clear­ly. Recent­ly I had this expe­ri­ence …

ultimate common prefixes list-how to say words with them Audio lesson

Ulti­mate Com­mon Pre­fix­es List – How To Pro­nounce Them in Words-Audio Train­ing

Did you know the 4 most com­mon pre­fix­es in Eng­lish are ‘re’, ‘un’, ‘dis’, and ‘in- im- il- ir’ ( these last ones are in a group as they have the same ‘mean­ing’ when added to a word in Eng­lish). The com­mon pre­fix ‘re’ can some­times pose an Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion dif­fi­cul­ty because it can say ‘ree’ /ri/ or ‘re’ /rɛ/. …

English Pronunciation fluency -training lesson

IELTS flu­en­cy Train­ing les­son

A major ele­ment for great IELTS results is Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion flu­en­cy.  You need to be able to hear and use the Eng­lish weak and strong forms in words of more than one syl­la­ble. I have writ­ten about this before, but this time I want to actu­al­ly train you to attune your ear to be able to hear which syllable/s are …

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 …

accent reduction

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 …