This Accent Artisan: English Pronunciation Mastery course - is an online English speaking training program that will transform the way you experience language learning - just a few minutes at a time.
Together we will target the sounds that are more difficult for you and tackle them separately and in a context of whole words and sentences. We will turn your hesitation into excitement and doubts into confidence.
These videos & training exercises teach you how to produce all of the sounds of English, approach particularly difficult items and leverage the simplification of a task to achieve great results. They train your ear, tongue, lips etc. to master the physicality of English pronunciation.
You will have the confidence to speak up, present your ideas and fully participate in conversations. Are you ready to take the next step towards your English mastery?
The purpose of this entire section is for you to discover how well you can hear the difference between a particular pair of sounds. These sounds get often mixed up so it's important to identify those that are more difficult for you and focus on them.
Write down the sounds that you're not sure about for you reference. You'll need it later in the course.
Although the tongue is the most flexible muscle in your body it is still subject to muscle memory, which means breaking old habit and creating new ones can be challenging. Stretching the muscles of your face and mouth as well as your voice intensity before every practice will help you become more aware of this apparatus you're working with.
Now it's the time to come back to those sounds you've written down in the previous section. All the sounds from the Sounds Discrimination section are presented here individually. In order to quickly produce your desired sound I recommend:
What is the IPA?
IPA stands for 'International Phonetic Alphabet' and it is a system of phonetic notation that has been devised as a standardized representation of the oral language sounds. It is used by linguists, speech-language pathologists, lexicographers, teachers and others.
The 'uh' Sound
The schwa is the most common sound in the English language. It is a neutral vowel sound, the exact quality of which depends on the consonants around it.
Consonant clusters are fairly common in English. If you're having trouble focus on mastering each consonant sound individually before tackling the cluster itself.
2 most common mistake:
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