Oh No! Pronouncing O

Pronunciation Roadblocks For Saying “O”        Can Vary

While many people are good at saying the first part of the sound, MOST do not say the crucial second part.  Everyone will wonder how you did it,  HERE IS THE KEY TO SOUNDING GREAT

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Use your voice like this pro!

Use Your Voice Like A Pro!

Using Your Voice Like A Pro Learn how to stretch your voice and raise your pitch. This is the cornerstone of learning how to make your voice sound more natural and native to English. Raising your pitch while placing stress on words will help the listener hear what you are saying! First let’s learn how […]

Pronouncing AND in everyday conversations

Understanding the English Melody

Let’s give some attention to those tiny, small words when we are talking.

Understanding the English melody, or the musicality of speaking, is an ebb and flow of emphasizing main words and reducing the little insignificant words in the same phrase.  After all, we have to reduce some words in order to highlight the main words.

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PODCAST- Sound like a native saying the phrase ” I have to”

Learning a new new language usually helps us speak in sentences and read or write in our new language. With advanced studying you can become pretty good talking to others in a variety of speaking situations. You may even be able to say words comfortably. But learning to sound FLUENT and more NATURAL will help you transform into a confident and intelligable speaker. You can do it!

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PODCAST- Compare SH and CH-It will make a big difference!

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PODCAST- Learn How to Reduce Syllables in Seven Everyday Words!

Study these 7 words and learn how to pronounce a BUNCH of new words! Hint- It’s in the word “seven.”

PODCAST-Just like a haircut, give these words a trim!

Get the right rhythm by trimming these vowels. Which ones? Start with learning these words. Listen to 10 different speakers say them for you.

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PODCAST- Nailing the Z Sound!

Saying the Z sound may not be difficult but knowing when to use this sound can be confusing. Why? Because many words are spelled with an S but pronounced with a “Z”.   Keep practicing- every little bit helps!

Click on the link below this recording  for the entire word list, especially to check out the spelling of Z words!

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PODCAST- Say What? Understanding Stories

Do you listen to others talk and pretend to understand them? Of course you do! That is natural for learning any new language. We all know it’s a challenge to learn slang, idioms and expressions in any new language. Practicing by listening to stories is a great way to learn new words and phrases. Contact me and write WORDS- I will send you 26 new words and phrases that will help you understand this story and many more to come.

PODCAST-Compare Common Words That Begin With “PRO”

Learn two different ways to pronounce words that begin with the syllable PRO.

Practice 12 everyday words!