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How to say words like CERTAIN and MOUNTAIN | Glottal Stop, Glottal T

Yet another funny thing Americans do with the T sound! In this American Accent lesson you'll learn all about the Glottal Stop, or the Glottal T, which you hear when native speakers pronounce words like certain, mountain and button.

Key Takeaways:

1) The Glottal Stop/Glottal T is pronounced in...

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10 Common English Words You (Might) Mispronounce | Common Mistakes

Some very common English words appear to lose a syllable when spoken by native speakers. In this American accent lesson, you'll learn about 10 of these words that aren't pronounced the way you would expect by looking at the written word. Fixing these common mistakes will help you in your journey...

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American Accent Tutorial: How to Pronounce NG | N vs. NG

 

Do you pronounce NG with G sound? Perhaps you're not sure how the NG sound and N sound are different? Well, this American accent tutorial is for you! In this pronunciation lesson, you will learn how to pronounce NG and how this sound is different from N. Be sure to grab your free 100...

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Understand Native Speakers More Easily: 25 VERY Common Reductions in English

Native English speakers can be difficult to understand for several reasons. A big one is reducing, or changing the pronunciation, of small grammar/function words in conversation. In this lesson, you will learn about 25 VERY common reductions in English. This lesson can help you sound more...

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How to improve your American Accent: Understanding Schwa

What the heck is SCHWA??? If your goal is to speak English like a native, you definitely want to know! In this American accent lesson, you'll learn all about this important sound and how it impacts the pronunciation of syllables in English words.

Key Takeaways:

1) In all words with more than...

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American English Pronunciation | P vs B | Pronounce a Perfect P Sound!!

Pin vs. been? Pig vs. big? Pack vs. back? Backpack??? Is it difficult to distinguish these words in your spoken English? In this lesson, you will learn the secret to Producing the Perfect P sound! Be sure to grab your 100 Common P Words PDF practice list! 

Key Takeaways:

1) /b/ and...

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How To Say the TH Sound and R Sound Together | American Accent Training

In this American accent lesson you will learn how to say the TH sound and R sound together in words like three/through/throw and phrases like "over there" and "for them."

Key Takeaways:

1) The sides of the tongue are already connecting with the inside of the back top teeth as you...

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How to Say Girl and World | American English Pronunciation Lesson

In this American English pronunciation lesson you will learn how to say girl and world as we work through those tricky R-L sound combinations!  

Key Takeaways:

1) Any time you encounter a tough word, break it down one sound at a time

2) Move through the sounds in slow...

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How to Pronounce R After a Vowel Sound- Vocalic R: American R Part 3

In this third and final lesson on American R you will learn how to pronounce the R sound at the end of words and syllables when it follows a vowel sound (also called vowel colored or vocalic R).  Be sure to grab your free 100 Common Vocalic R Words PDF practice list!

Key Takeaways:

1) R...

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How to Pronounce the R sound at the End of Words and Syllables: American R Part 2

In part 2 of this 3 part series on American R you will learn how to pronounce the R sound at the end of words and syllables when it follows a consonant sound.  Be sure to grab your free 100 Common ER Words PDF practice list! 

Key Takeaways:

1) R is always pronounced...

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