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Descriptive English Words to Sound More Fluent and Engaging

There's a delicate balance between integrating variety into your vocabulary and using words that are "too fancy" and rarely used by native speakers in casual conversation.

In this lesson you’ll learn 20 advanced English words (interesting adjectives that native speakers REALLY use) to sound...

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10 English Idioms with "fall": Practice Linking and Dark L

It’s October and fall is officially here. This is my favorite time of year- I love the colors, the smells, the crispness in the air and all things pumpkin!

So in honor of this fabulous season, this lesson focuses on 10 common idioms and phrasal verbs with the word “fall.” ...

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6 Steps to Master Difficult English Words

We all know English pronunciation can be tricky. There are probably certain words that seem particularly difficult to you.

When trying to perfect and practice these types of words, especially the longer ones, it's important to follow a systematic process.

In this lesson you’ll learn 6...

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S and Z: 35 Common Words Where S Needs to Sound Like Z

The Letter S can be confusing. Sometimes it sounds like /s/, sometimes it sounds like /z/. It’s hard to know when to use which sound and the truth is, sometimes it matters WAY more than others. In this lesson you’ll learn 35 common words where your S definitely needs to sound like a...

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English Pronunciation Tip: The Vanishing T

Here's an English pronunciation tip to make things a bit easier! In this lesson you'll learn about the Vanishing T- where the T sound disappears completely. I promise, knowing this tip will make English pronunciation easier!

Ket Takeaways:

1) When the /t/ sound comes between 2 consonants at the...

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American Accent Tip: How to Pronounce WORK (R Sound Practice)

In this American accent lesson you’ll learn exactly how to pronounce the super common word WORK and have a chance to practice how to pronounce R in short words like FIRST, TURN, WORD and LEARN.

Be sure to check out this related lesson which solves the mystery of how to pronounce the super...

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American Accent Training: English Words with the -IAL Suffix

In this lesson you’ll learn a quick tip that will help you with lots of English words: how to pronounce the suffix or word ending -ial.

This one can be tricky because there are two different pronunciations and you need to know when to use which one. We’ll also talk about how this word...

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American English Pronunciation: 3 Difficult English Words Made EASY!

In this lesson, we’re talking about 3 English words that can be very hard to pronounce. Good news though- there’s a trick to these 3 and I’m gonna let you in on the secret!

Your tongue can easily get confused trying to work through the consonant sounds in CLOTHES, MONTHS and...

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English Words you Might Mispronounce: American English Pronunciation

In this English pronunciation lesson, we’re going to talk about 9 common English words that are often mispronounced. Knowing how these words are pronounced in American English will definitely help you sound more natural. You will learn the common pronunciation for each word and we will...

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American English Pronunciation: How to Say TR and DR

In this American English Pronunciation quick tip lesson you'll learn all about an easier way to say these tricky consonant combinations.

Key Takeaways:

1) TR and DR sound like CHR and JR respectively in conversation. Knowing this and pronouncing them this way can make these sound combinations...

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