American accent pronunciation rules from scratch
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American accent pronunciation rules and American phonetics
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Created by Zaki Badr
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Feel the vibration of American accent
  • Ah /ɑː/ sound as in Father
  • Ay sound /eɪ/ in American accent as in Play
  • Aaa sound /æ/ as in Cat - Full American accent course
  • Uh sound /ʌ/ as in Cut - Full American accent course
  • The difference in pronunciation of P (pen) and B (Bear)
  • C sounds like K ,S ,Q as in Cat,cinema , cute
  • D sound as in Dog
  • Lone E sound /iː/ as in Feel
  • Short e sound /e/ as in tent
  • Long O sound /uː/ as in Blue
  • Short O sound /oʊ/ as in long
  • aw sound /ɔː/ as in Storm
  • OW sound /aʊ/ as in Cow
  • OI sound /ɔɪ/ as in Boy
  • The difference between /v/ Van , th/θ/ think sounds
  • F sound /f/ as in phone,funny
  • R sound /r/ as in Far
  • T sound /t/ as in Tool
  • T rules as r sound as in water
  • T rules -flap t /d/ as in Little
  • Sh /ʃ/ sound as in Shirt, Ch /tʃ/ sound as in Church
  • Hard /g/ sound as in Good
  • Gged sound
  • Soft G /dʒ/ sound as in Gym,gem
  • Ed-endings . Replace “ed” with “T” sound
  • “H” is silent or not
  • Light L and Dark L
  • N sounds /n/ as in Noon, / ŋ/ as in Going
  • Silent N
  • X pronounce as KS ,GZ,KSH, or what?
  • S endings - s pronounced as S or Z ?
  • S is pronounced as "IZ" like Churches
  • Silent S after "th" like Months
  • When 'e' is silent in English?
  • ٍٍSilent t as in Internet
  • j sound /dʒ/in Dream
  • Ch sound /tʃ/ as in True ,control
  • Omit(leave out ) T in these words
  • Silent K
  • ِAll rules of silent letters in American accent pronunciation
  • Phonetics chart with words
  • All Linking sounds rules of American accent pronunciation
  • Some shortcuts in English conversations -Wow you speak too fast!
  • American intonation( rise,fall, rise and fall)
  • Speak English like an American
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Requirements
  • All set
Description

Hello and welcome dear students.This course is all about American accent rules of pronunciation,American phonetics,linking sounds and how to speak even faster.In short time,you will acquire the American accent rules and with practice you will be speaking English just as a native speaker.You will be learning types of intonation which will help you to speak English confidently and clearly so that anyone would understand your English.Enjoy being with us in this course.I'm glad to support you at all times.Ask questions and answers shall be given to you as soon as possible.I'm waiting you .

Who is the target audience?
  • All levels
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:19

In this  video,you will know who the instructor is and what the course is about. It's about all American accent rules. 6 years of research.

Preview 01:19
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Learning all American accent rules of pronunciation
45 Lectures 42:56

In this class,you'll learn how to feel the American accent vibration of sound.

Preview 00:51

In this class,you'll learn  what the 'ah' sound is , in words like Father ,call ,..

Preview 00:36

In this class,you'll learn h ay sound as in play and okay.

Preview 00:49

In this class,you'll learn the 'a' sound which comes from the throat in words such as cat and bat.

Preview 00:25

In this class,you'll learn the 'uh' sound .This sound is made as if you had cough.

Preview 00:24

In this class,you'll learn the difference between the sound of p as in pen and B as in Bear.

Preview 00:57

In this class,you'll learn when to pronounce C as K ,S ,or Q.

Preview 01:07

In this class,you'll learn how to pronounce the D letter.

Preview 00:24

In this class,you'll learn how to make long eee sound as in feel and ears.

Preview 00:33

In this class,you'll learn short e sound as in tent.

Preview 00:31

In this class,you'll learn long O sound as in Blue

Preview 00:34

In this class,you'll learn short O sound as in long.

Preview 00:24

In this class,you'll learn aw sound as in storm.

Preview 00:36

In this class,you'll learn the ow sound as in Cow.

Preview 00:26

In this class,you'll learn how to produce the oi sound as in Oil and Boy.

Preview 00:18

In this class you will learn the difference between /v/ Van , th/θ/ think sounds.

The difference between /v/ Van , th/θ/ think sounds
00:39

In this class,you will learn what letters make 'f' sound.

F sound /f/ as in phone,funny
00:31

In this class,you will learn how to make the 'r' American English

R sound /r/ as in Far
00:30

In this class,you will learn how to pronounce the letter T.

T sound /t/ as in Tool
00:20

In this class,you will learn the 't' rules.

T rules as r sound as in water
00:39

In this class,you will learn when to say T as D.

T rules -flap t /d/ as in Little
00:27

In this class,you will learn the sounds of 'sh' and 'ch' and the difference between them.

Sh /ʃ/ sound as in Shirt, Ch /tʃ/ sound as in Church
00:41

In this class,you will learn hard g as in Good and God.

Hard /g/ sound as in Good
00:41

In this class,you will learn how to pronounce the words when ending with Gged letters.

Gged sound
00:23

In this class,you will learn what the soft G is as in Gym.

Soft G /dʒ/ sound as in Gym,gem
00:36

In this class,you will learn when to say ed as T.

Ed-endings . Replace “ed” with “T” sound
01:14

In this class,you will learn when not  to pronounce H.

“H” is silent or not
00:39

In this class,you will learn the two different sounds of L.

Light L and Dark L
00:49

In this class,you will learn the two different sounds of N,

N sounds /n/ as in Noon, / ŋ/ as in Going
00:58

In this class,you will learn when not to pronounce N.

Silent N
00:22

In this class,you will learn the right pronunciation of X.

X pronounce as KS ,GZ,KSH
01:15

In this class,you will learn when to pronounce S as S or Z.

S endings - s pronounced as S or Z ?
01:42

In this class,you will learn when to pronounce S as IZ

S is pronounced as "IZ" like Churches
00:44

In this class,you will learn when S is silent in a word like months.

Silent S after "th" like Months
00:17

In this class,you will learn that the last e in a word is  silent.

When 'e' is silent in English?
00:40

Is it optional to say t or not in words like internet?

ٍٍSilent t as in Internet
00:28

In this class,you will learn the j sound in a word like Dream.

j sound /dʒ/in Dream
00:32

In this class,you will learn how to make the 'ch' sound as in True.

Ch sound /tʃ/ as in True ,control
00:29

In this class,you will learn when to omit t .

Omit(leave out ) T in these words
03:07

In this class,you will learn when K is silent.

Silent K
00:22

In this class,you will learn an overview of all letters which are silent in English.

ِAll rules of silent letters in American accent pronunciation
03:33

In this class,you will learn all phonetic symbols which will help you to read any words using a dictionary.

Phonetics chart with words
01:06

In this class,you will learn all about American intonation and its types.If you have an American accent, and don't have an American intonation , then you don't speak English correctly.

American intonation( rise,fall, rise and fall)
03:50

In this class,you will learn how to speak quickly through knowing the rules of linking sounds. Like give him --> giv em

All Linking sounds rules of American accent pronunciation
02:08

In this class,you will learn formal and informal English shortcuts.

Some shortcuts in English conversations -Wow you speak too fast!
04:19
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Bonus section
1 Lecture 04:55
What are the writing rules?
04:55
About the Instructor
Zaki Badr
3.9 Average rating
48 Reviews
2,753 Students
3 Courses
English instructor

My name is Zaki Badr. I am an online English instructor as a part-time job.I have been teaching English  for  6 years to many students around the world. I am talented in teaching English. I am currently studying Electrical engineering.That's great!

I had finished these courses : 

TOEFL Introduction.

 English grammar professional writing.

General English.

 Three American accent courses.

Speak English like an American course.

 English phonetics.

Communication skills.

Berlitz English  Language for Live .

A project management course.

Skills I have:-

I can teach easily.

I can teach English to all levels (Beginner, intermediate and advance).

I can translate English movies into Arabic.

I am a story teller.

I have a perfect body language and a  fun voice.

I can translate documents from Arabic into English or English into Arabic easily.

Personal merits:-

1- Polite

2- Patient

3- Never shout at someone ; No matter what happen.

4- Friendly

5- On time . I always check the messages everyday . If there some questions, I always answer them as soon as possible.

Experiences:-

I was once a clever student.  I know what mistakes students would make; I know how to help them.

I have been teaching English for a long time to different people around the world. For example, Iraq,Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and France.

My page on Facebook has more than 30 thousand students.

I'm also working  as a project manager at Enactus HTI  Oct.

I had worked with Google Ad-sense. Currently,I'm working with many other companies.

I  had made lots of  English conversation club  programs at IRC in the American embassy in Cairo.

 I'm looking forward to meeting you.