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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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How to Make the ZH /ʒ/ Sound: 30 Common Words You Need to Know

It's the rarest consonant sound in English- the ZH /ʒ/ as in decision.

Is it worth the effort to perfect?

100% yes and here's why:

Although this sound does not appear in a lot of English words, several of the words it DOES appear in are high-frequency, or in...

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Practice Super Common English Reductions: GONNA and WANNA

Native English speakers often don't say words the way they're written.

A lot of times we combine common word pairs, reducing them to a totally new form that sounds different than what you would expect looking at the written words.

Two of the most common word pair reductions are GONNA and WANNA....

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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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American English Pronunciation: The X Sound

In this American English pronunciation lesson, you’ll learn about one particularly tricky English sound- The X Sound. By the end of this lesson- you’ll know the most common pronunciations of X and we will practice X together in common words and sentences.

Key Takeaways:

1) Even...

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