English Pronunciation: Pronounce S & Z in words as S, Z, IZ
What you'll learn
- How to pronounce S and Z in English
- When to pronounce S and Z in English
- Rule for pronouncing Suffix S as S in plurals, possessives, and third person singular verbs
- Rule for pronouncing Suffix S as Z in plurals, possessives, and third person singular verbs
- English Speaker
- Intermediate to Advanced English learners
Do you struggle with people understanding you? Are you frustrated with your clarity? Then this course is for you.
Learn how to correctly pronounce the English S and Z sounds. S and Z are very common sounds in English. English learners often struggle with these sounds.
When you add an S to a word, you can pronounce it S, Z, or IZ. Learn how to pronounce English plurals to reduce your accent and be a clearer communicator. This is a very confusing spelling pattern since it can be pronounced three ways.
This course not only teachers how to make and pronounce each sound. Instructions and examples of correct pronunciation of the S and Z sounds is contrasted with common mistakes so you can improve your speaking clarity.
Jennifer also presents rules for spelling and how you can determine pronounciation.
Once you master the rules for how and when to pronounce S as Z, take part in a guided practice session. Learn the S and Z sounds in English.
S and Z are high frequency sounds meaning that you use them often. Using these sounds correctly makes you clearer in your communication. Get started today a and become a more confident and better understood today!
Who this course is for:
- ESL speakers
- English learners
Tarle Speech and Language was founded in 2005 by Jennifer Tarle in order to empower individuals at all stages of life through better communication skills.
Jennifer is a Certified Speech Pathologist with over 23 years of experience in speech and language related training and pathologies. Jennifer earned a BS degree and an MA degree in Speech Pathology from Kent State University. She is licensed in CA, IL, & OH and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Jennifer is a self-published author of pronunciation workbooks, audio CDs, DVDs, and iBooks. She distributes her books through Google Play, Google Books, and iTunes. Introductory through advanced classes on English Pronunciation are taught throughout the city of Chicago and via video conferencing throughout the world. To help even more people, she launched a video podcast in 2007.
Jennifer has implemented her Tarle Speech pronunciation program at the Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China and at E4TGin Tokyo, Japan.