-ED verb endings can be pronounced three different ways. Luckily, there are rules about which pronunciation is which, based on the last sound of the … [Read More...]
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Come for a visit to New York’s Coney Island! You’ll study real English conversation and see reductions in action. Plus, you get to see Rachel get … [Read More...]
“I gotta” is a common reduction in conversational English. You’ll hear it many times in this real conversation video. Study American culture as we … [Read More...]
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Learn how to hear the difference between MAN and MEN, and pronounce the two words correctly. MEN has a pure EH [ɛ] vowel, but MAN can be especially … [Read More...]
Cheers! Raise a glass and get the pronunciation of this word right. How to toast a special occasion in American English. YouTube blocked? Click here … [Read More...]