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Natural English Rhythm: Compound Nouns and Phrasal Verbs

 

In this lesson we’re going to practice an essential element to more natural sounding rhythm in spoken English: word stress.

We’ll practice compound nouns and phrasal verbs together and you'll discover how shifting the emphasized word within a phrase can change its meaning and...

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English Intonation Essentials

 

In this lesson you’ll learn about the basic intonation patterns, or how the voice rises and falls for statements and questions in English.

Recognizing and using these patterns will help you sound more natural in your daily conversations.

 

Statements

In written English, a statement or...

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Natural English Rhythm: Abbreviations, Numbers, Names

The key to more natural English rhythm is understanding what is emphasized and what falls into the background. In this lesson, I'll share 7 tips to help you sound more natural in your daily conversations when using abbreviations as well as sharing numbers and names. Be sure to grab the FREE...

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English Speaking Practice: Compound Nouns and Descriptive Phrases

One of the keys to sounding more natural in your spoken English is mastering the rhythm of the language. There are patterns for pronouncing certain types of words and phrases. Learning these can really help you in perfecting your fluency and flow. In this lesson, we'll practice speaking compound...

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Didja Know About This? A Tip to Better Understand Native English Questions

Wouldja like to know more about how native English speakers combine and reduce words, especially in questions? Oh you're gonna love this lesson! Some funny things happen when Ts and Ds pair up with "you" and "your."  

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Sound more FLUENT and NATURAL with LINKING: How to Connect Words in Spoken English

One of the keys to sounding more fluent and natural in your spoken English is allowing the sounds between words to flow together. In this lesson, you will learn everything you need to know about connecting, or linking, words in English. Be sure to grab the FREE Everything You Need to Know About...

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More Help Understanding Native English: 19 SUPER Common Word PAIRS that Reduce

GONNA, COULDA, HAFTA, LOTSA- what??? Another reason native speakers can be hard to understand is we combine common word pairs- ALL the time! In this lesson, you will learn about 19 of these SUPER common word pairs. Knowing these everyday reductions can help you sound more natural and native in...

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Practice Linking Words and American T using 10 Common Phrasal Verbs with "Get"

 

In this American accent lesson, you will get loads of practice with linking words and using American T while learning 10 common phrasal verbs with "get."

Key takeaways:

1) With all phrasal verbs, you want to stress or emphasize the second word.

2) The stress pattern is...

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Pronounce English Words Correctly: 5 Common Suffixes

Pronounce hundreds of English words correctly by learning how 5 SUPER COMMON suffixes are pronounced AND how they impact stress patterns within words. This will help immensely if your goal is to sound more clear and natural in your spoken English. Be sure to grab your FREE Common Suffixes...

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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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