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. …

Pronounce English words with tricky beginning sounds

Pro­nounce Eng­lish Words With Tricky Begin­ning Sounds

Pro­nounce Eng­lish Words With Tricky Begin­ning Sounds Did you know that only 20 % of Eng­lish words don’t ‘play fair’? That is 20% of words aren’t spelt as they sound. That’s a sur­prise! I thought the per­cent of unfair words was greater. Below are some words that are hard to look up in a dic­tio­nary because they aren’t writ­ten as …

Dis­cov­er How Bonnie’s Aus­tralian Accent Train­ing Helped Her Build Deep­er Rela­tion­ships…

How Accent Train­ing Helped Bon­nie   Meet Bon­nie Lifang Xi. Bon­nie who is orig­i­nal­ly from Chi­na, moved to Aus­tralia to pur­sue bet­ter work oppor­tu­ni­ties. Bon­nie already had great Eng­lish lan­guage skills but she was frus­trat­ed with her accent. No mat­ter how hard she tried, or how much she spoke with her native Eng­lish speak­ing friends, she still had a strong Chi­nese …

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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 …

VIDEO: Eng­lish Words with ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ Sounds

VIDEO: Learn The Dif­fer­ence Between the ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ Sounds in Eng­lish. Hi, it’s Esther here from Speak More Clear­ly Wel­come to this video where you will learn how to say the dif­fer­ence between sh and ch words. The sh sound is an unvoiced con­so­nant made by the sound of the air com­ing out of your mouth. To make the …

Mas­ter Voiced and Voice­less Con­so­nants in Eng­lish: VIDEO

VIDEO: watch the video above to learn how to say voiced and voice­less con­so­nants in Eng­lish. Mas­ter­ing Eng­lish Voiced and Voice­less Con­so­nants Do you say chump instead of jump? Or Rice instead of rise? Or bin instead of pin? These are com­mon mis­takes in Eng­lish pro­nun­ci­a­tion. The trick is learn­ing how to make the dif­fer­ence between voiced and voice­less con­so­nants, …

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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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 …

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Eng­lish Accent. I Don’t Have Any­one To Prac­tise With. What do I do?

Many of my clients have asked about their Eng­lish accent and how to keep it going strong, or even how to prac­tise if they don’t have any­one to prac­tise with. A good ques­tion! The key is to con­tin­ue to lis­ten and mim­ic even if your accent is already good. Think about it. If you are talk­ing to peo­ple who are …

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How to Under­stand Spo­ken Eng­lish

Under­stand Spo­ken Eng­lish Bet­ter Recent­ly, I received an email from some­one who had a query about under­stand­ing spo­ken Eng­lish. I am always very grate­ful for your email ques­tions. This helps me under­stand what dif­fi­cul­ties you have and how to solve them. In this email, my cus­tomer shared some­thing inter­est­ing with me. He had stud­ied and spo­ken Eng­lish for many years. …