11 Tricky English words-say them correctly-Audio lesson

11 Tricky English Words-Say Them Correctly-Audio Lesson

I bet you can think of at least 1 or 2  tricky English words you have trouble pronouncing or get stuck on. Or 1 or 2 tricky English words that you think you are saying correctly, but people keep asking you to repeat yourself because they haven’t understood you. Very frustrating indeed! Often during my skype  coaching lessons, or when …

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 …

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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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 …

Clear English Pronunciation. Make it Work For you. Speak More Clearly

Clear English Pronunciation. Make It Work For You.

Recently a client emailed me with the following concern: He asked whether he would only be able to use his new accent when he was using the specific material and sentences etc from our Speak More Clearly English accent training course. He was worried that it wouldn’t generalise into his everyday speech when he used other words, sentences and phrases …

English pronunciation- stress and rhythm for English speech fluency

English Pronunciation -Who else wants to Speak English Fluently?

You know I have talked about English Pronunciation and speaking English fluently before, but I realised I left out an important element! I have already told you about some of the elements you need to practise to speak English fluently so that you don’t sound stiff and unconnected when you speak. These are Linking, Elision, Syllable stress within longer words, and …

Speak fluid English. Go with the Flow! Pt 2

Learn How to go with the Flow and Speak Fluid English People often tell me they have been working on their English clarity and have mastered the pronunciation, but are frustrated because they find they still can’t speak fluid English- that is, with smooth, flowing sentences! The stress pattern in a word, phrase or sentence conveys meaning and therefore plays an important part in helping …