Posts Tagged ‘english pronunciation’

American English Pronunciation: -TION, The SCHWA, & Accents

Do you struggle with understanding American English pronunciation? Do you ever feel like you think you understand how a word sounds, but then you hear a native speaker say it differently? Well, don’t worry! American English has a lot of variations in accents and these variations can make words sound different, which is why we’re…

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English pronunciation through though thought

English Pronunciation of Through, Though, Thought

Do you confuse the English pronunciation of through, though, and thought? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! English pronunciation can be tricky, especially when the words appear to look the same. Luckily, this week we’ll be reviewing the pronunciation differences with examples in 60 Second Saturday! You can review the pronunciation here, and be sure to…

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Learn English online with English Outside the box - contractions in English

Contractions in English

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening to you where ever you are in the world! Today we are combining English grammar with English pronunciation because we are talking about contractions in English. This post will help you with grammar because I’ll be reviewing the common structure and use of contractions in English, or combining two…

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Breakthrough Pronunciation, American English Pronunciation workshop

Stress-free Stresses in English Pronunciation

Today I am delighted (*happy*) to share a guest post from the talented pronunciation coach, Elena Mutonono, who also happens to be my co-host for the upcoming Breakthrough Pronunciation Workshop. Breakthrough Pronunciation is a 3 day workshop designed to help you advance not only in your pronunciation skills, but your careers as well. With guidance from…

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Travel with Me, Part 2a: The Foo Fighters at ACL + 5 ways to learn with them

“I’ve got another confession to make….” I’ll be using music, again, to teach you some English today! The song, the lesson, and the reason is far from random, though, as you know I am at Austin City Limits this weekend! (WOO!) More than just a music festival with 8 stages, and 130 bands, Austin City…

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