Pronounce the L sound when we say these words all by themselves, but in conversations our tongues barely make it up to the L position. Say what? Learn how to barely say the L -the way native speakers do it!
Just like in the word “Contest”, there are many words that begin with CON.
I am sure you can read these words. Today I want you to read them differently. These are the changes that will take your English from “just okay” to sounding polished, clear and fluent.
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Contractions are difficult to pronounce because you have to say a few sounds together. Pronouncing the V sound is especially taunting for non-native speakers. Let’s put these two concepts together for the perfect practice to help you feel comfortable while using contractions in your conversation.
This vowel sound may be common but it’s trick to say correctly!
Practice this sound AND learn how to use it & reduce it in conversations.
Learn how the Pro’s do it.
Do you feel like you have been practicing and practicing but are not making the gains that you’d like? Here are the facts!
Check out the Fortune Magazine Article HERE
These word pairs look the same but totally change their meaning when pronounced differently. Here is a smart list for those who are serious about learning the American English pronunciation.
Time to check your pronunciation for the word DEVELOP. While you are at it, once you learn this word- you can practice with a whole group of words that are in the same situation!
Credit goes to NPR TED Radio Hour
Hey! I’d love to hear from you. Do you have any 3-syllable word questions or comments about the word “develop”?
Can you think of some other 3-syllable words that are stressed in the middle? Write them in the comments below.
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