1. Sound enthusiastic! If you sound enthusiastic, your audience will feel the same about your remarks. 2. Express yourself with your eyes, your smile and your hands. 3. Use humour that comes naturally from the exchange.
How do you pronounce ‘-ed’ past tense at the end of a word? As you probably already noticed, there are different ways pronouncing ‘-ed’ at the end of a word. Strange, isn’t it? Well, here’s the rule that will help you to not make any mistakes again. ‘-Ed’ at the end of a verb always […]
Did you know that there are a number of different ways to spell the sound “a”, such as in ‘all’, ‘top’, ‘caught’, and ‘draw’. You’ll notice that each of those words is spelled in a different way, but the “a” sound is always the same. If you learned English from a British teacher, you’re used […]
This tip is about how to pronounce the most common numbers in English. Why is this important? Because very often, you’re asked to give your phone number, or your address, or a password, or anything that requires numbers. If you make one pronunciation error, the person listening either won’t understand or will write down the […]
The words above, the, these, this, them, those and with come up constantly in English. We use them over and over, hundreds of times a day. By just learning to pronounce “th” correctly, you are going to improve the sound of your English greatly. However, if you do not pronounce “th” correctly, you risk sounding much […]
Many people tell me that they have learned the correct English pronunciation, rhythm and intonation, but they aren’t able to make the new techniques stick. That is they learned the techniques intellectually but weren’t able to actually use them in practice. Here are some tips to help you achieve permanent results. 1: Discriminate. To change […]
Here are the top five pronunciation improvements that you can try if you are a Spanish speaker of English. · The sound “th”. Whenever you speak English, there will likely be many “th” words, for example, “there are thirty-three things I have to do this Thursday.” Every time you say the word ‘the’, or ‘this’ […]