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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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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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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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How to Pronounce the American R Sound: American R Part 1

In part 1 of this 3 part series on American R you will learn what to do with your tongue, lips and jaw to pronounce the R sound and we will practice the American R at the beginning of words. Be sure to grab your free 100 Common Initial R Words PDF practice list!

Key Takeaways:

1) The...

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How to Pronounce the TH Sound after T, D, N

In this quick tip lesson I'll share a trick to make pronouncing TH after T, D, and N much easier!

Key Takeaways:

1) T, D and N are all Ridge sounds or sounds made with the tip of the tongue at the alveolar ridge.

2) It's an awkward movement to lift the tongue tip from the ridge and move...

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How To Pronounce the L Sound in American English Part 2 | The Dark L Sound

In this American English pronunciation lesson you will learn all about the pronunciation of L at the end of words and syllables (the Dark L sound). You will learn how native speakers make this sound and we will also discuss alternate tongue placements you can use to achieve the Dark L. Be sure...

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