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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/. …

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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 …

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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 …

Improve Your English Pronunciation By Working Smarter Not Harder

VIDEO: Improve Your English Pronunciation By Working Smarter Not Harder   Hi, it’s Esther here from Speak More Clearly Today I am excited to give you an English pronunciation tip that will help you speak more clearly by working smarter and not harder. I have found that people’s pronunciation improves more quickly if they use a script. So what do …

The Number 1 English Pronunciation Tip That Will Make ALL The Difference

Hi, As you know I specialise in helping people with English pronunciation so they gain the skills and confidence to speak English clearly. Today I want to talk about an English pronunciation tip which is often overlooked, and which will make all the difference to you. And also for once, I would also like to talk about a written English …

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VIDEO -Discover How Tina Improved Her English Pronunciation And Used Her New, Confident, Communication To Build Better Relationships At Work

Meet Tina Nguyen, graphic designer. Tina works for a major graphic design firm in Australia. Tina has been living in Australia for almost 10 years and her career was on track but she was unhappy with her accent and pronunciation in English. She felt like she wasn’t communicating clearly with her clients and colleagues and wished she was able to …

How Bonnie Learnt To Speak Like A Native In English

Meet Bonnie Lifang. Bonnie who is originally from China, moved to Australia to pursue new opportunities. She was frustrated because no matter how hard she tried, or how much she spoke with her local friends, she still had a very strong Chinese accent. She found it difficult to pronounce certain words and sounds in English, especially multi-syllabic words, and she wanted people to understand her …

English pronunciation. The Law of Starting Simple.

English Pronunciation. The Law of Starting Simple.

Sometimes I am asked this question: “My English is very good so is your accent training program too simple for me?” Let me ask you a question?  Do you know how to drive a car, or motor scooter, or ride a bicycle? Did you become a master at it the minute you began driving or riding? Didn’t you have to learn all …

English Pronunciation, How to Say: Reservation

VIDEO: English Pronunciation, How to Say: Reservation. Learning the Schwa Sound. Hi It’s Esther here, thanks to everyone who sent in your most difficult English words. I have made a series of one words videos for you with some of the most difficult English words that often get mispronounced in English so you can learn exactly how to pronounce them …