Learn essential American accent rules in an hour!
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American English pronunciation.
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Created by Zaki Badr
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Standard American accent rules of pronunciation
  • Voiced sounds
  • Unvoiced sounds
  • Structural Action - Major Vowels
  • Consonant sounds rules
  • Connected Speech
  • Intonation of American accent
  • Linked Phrases
  • Tips to improve your English skills
  • Reading techniques
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Requirements
  • Having good headphones help you to listen well to the voice.
  • Taking the course when you are not feeling tired gives you a good quality of learning.
  • Doing your exercises and asking questions are effective methods to learn English accurately.
Description

This course was designed to suit your needs in learning American English pronunciation. It starts with the basic important pronunciation rules.Those rules are like the following :voiced sounds,unvoiced sounds,and consonant sounds rules.To help you more,I've explained some sounds that are silent or pronounced.You'll learn the rules of both.Also, phonetics will be covered in this course ,to help you understand ,how to read a written word by its symbols using an online dictionary or written one.Many topics will be covered in this course, such as  tonal action preparation,tonal action practice,structural action -major vowels,consonants,connected speech, Intonation, consonant clusters and linked phrases.At the end of the course,you will get bonus lectures that include the following: intonation,linking sounds,reading techniques and some tips to improve your listening skills.This course is not just videos you will watch but also I will be there for you at all times as much as I can,to answer all of your questions regarding learning English or American accent pronunciation.So,if you want me to give you more examples,I will do so.This course is just the first part of the series of Speak English like an American.Enjoy!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
  • Intermediate
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction of the instructor.
1 Lecture 00:40

In this video,you will know what the course is about.

Preview 00:40
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Voiced and unvoiced sounds
9 Lectures 13:13

In this lecture,you will learn how to make the "Ah" American sound of pronunciation. Ah sound like Father.

Ah sound /ɑː/ (Voiced.)
01:08

In this lecture,you will be learning how to produce the Ay American sound as in Play,great,..

Ay sound /eɪ/ as Say
00:49

In this lecture,you will be learning how to pronounce A sound in words like Bad,Cat,...

A sound /æ/ like Bad
00:25

In this lecture,you will be learning what Uh sound like, how to pronounce Cut,But,Put, and so on.

Uh sound /ʌ / like cut
00:24

In this lecture,you will learn how to make the "Long O" American sound of pronunciation. You'll learn to make your mouth shape in the way at which the sound is produced accurately.

Long O sound /uː/ (Voiced.)
01:14

In this lecture,you will learn how to make the "Long E " American sound of pronunciation. Long E sound like Feel. Is there a rule?

Preview 01:05

In this video,you will learn to differentiate between the voiced sound (B) and the unvoiced sound(P)

B(Voiced) and P(Unvoiced) sounds!
02:42

In this video,you will learn to differentiate between the voiced sound (V) and the unvoiced sound(F)

V(voiced and F(Unvoiced) sounds.
03:01

In this lecture,you will learn how to make the "m" American sound of pronunciation.

M sound(Voiced.)
02:25
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Consonant sounds rules
6 Lectures 15:57

In this lecture,you will learn the three sounds of C letter which are S,K,and Q.  Examples , Cement, Cycle, and cute. 

C has three sounds
03:30

In this video,you will learn to differentiate between (T) and (D) and their rules of pronunciation. How to stress or not  to make the sound  "T" or "D"?

Preview 02:34

In this lecture,you will learn the two sounds of G letter which are hard g like Google and soft g. like Gym.

G has two sounds
02:59

In this lecture,you will learn the only one sound of j . 

Preview 01:53

In this lecture,you're going to learn about the differences between the two sounds /n/ and /ŋ/ . Like these words, Noon and going.

N has two sounds of pronunciation ( /n/ , /ŋ/ )
03:10

In this lecture, you're going to learn real rule of "T" and how to avoid  the wrong pronunciation of it.

Sounds+ed= T
01:51
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Pronounced or silent
3 Lectures 08:50

In this lecture,you will learn when h is silent or voiced.

Preview 02:20

In this lecture,you will learn when K is silent or voiced.

K sound
02:32

In this lecture,you will learn the difference between L voiced and L silent. 

Preview 03:58
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Bonus Lectures
4 Lectures 13:08

A language is a listening skill. If you acquire the listening section, you will be able to understand most of the American native speakers.In this lecture,you'll get some tips regarding that topic.

Preview 03:30

Does intonation really matter? Yes, it does. A lot of non-native speakers speak English well but others don't understand them because of their intonation and stress.In this lecture,you're going to learn how to make the right American intonation with examples.

Intonation
02:39

Do you want to speak English quickly like a native speaker? If yes, you need to watch this lecture to  learn how to link sounds and speak even faster.

Preview 04:33

Reading is very important.It's easy to follow up with a short story . Do you  want to learn more about how to read a long story and get details to answer your exams? If yes, watch this lecture.

Reading techniques
02:26
About the Instructor
Zaki Badr
4.0 Average rating
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2,884 Students
3 Courses
Professional instructor

My name is Zaki Badr. I am an online English instructor .I have been teaching English  for  6 years to many students around the world. I am talented in teaching English.

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.

I can sing.

Personal merits:-

1- Polite

2- Patient

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

4- Friendly

5- On time . I always check your 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 33 thousand students.

I had taught IELTS to a student.He got 7.5/9 in only 8 hours.I know he must have been doing lots of practice.

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

I am working with Google Ad-sense and  many companies.

I  had made lots of  English conversation club  programs at IRC(Information Resource Center) at the American embassy in Cairo.

 I'm looking forward to meeting you.