If you are working to improve your English pronunciation or comprehension you’ll love this video. I show you everything I know about the key elements of natural American English pronunciation: reductions, linking, stressed/unstressed syllables and … [Read more...]
Words that reduce are words where a sound is changed or dropped in spoken English. Many of the most common words in English reduce. Knowing how to reduce them will smooth out your speech, and the character of spoken English will be more American.
How to Pronounce the Most Common Words in English…the 91st through 100th Most Common!
These 10 words are the 91st through 100th most commonly used words in the English language. Think you know how to pronounce them? You might be surprised! YouTube blocked? Click here to see the video. Video Text: Today, you are getting the … [Read more...]
The 81st through 90th Most Common Words in English
If you’re ready to move beyond fluency to perfect spoken English you’re in the right place! Here you will learn the most important words in the English language, getting detailed analysis on each word’s use and pronunciation. Love it? … [Read more...]
Think you can pronounce these 10 words correctly? You might be surprised!
I’m having so much fun with it! If you can pronounce all 10 of these words exactly right, you’re doing very well. YouTube blocked? Click here to see the video. Video Text: Today you’re getting the next video in the 100 most common words in … [Read more...]
Learning English – Spoken English Pronunciation of the Most Common English Words
Learning English is difficult—there’s no way around it! If you are truly committed to learning English you need to master the spoken English pronunciation of thousands of English words and the many unique spoken English reductions and colloquialisms … [Read more...]
English Words – The Top 10 – Pronunciation Guide – Learn English (American English)
The pronunciation of English words is notoriously challenging. You can learn English with this video and get detailed pronunciation guidance for the 10 most common English words. This video is the first in a series that will teach you the … [Read more...]
Apple Dumplings – Real Life English Conversation Study
Study real American English conversation. Learn about reductions, contractions, the pronunciation of 'the', the idiom 'to be on a kick', the idiom 'mess up', -ing words, the words 'whoops' and 'crap', and the reduction of 'and' -- all while making … [Read more...]
How to Pronounce GIVE ME (‘gimme’)
Have you ever heard ‘gimme’ in American English? Learn how to pronounce the 'give me' reduction, and when it's appropriate to use it. YouTube blocked? Click here to see the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOtJU5LUVzA Video Text: In this … [Read more...]
WHAT DID Reduction
'What did' is often reduced in conversational English ... that means it's not very clear. Can you hear it in a sentence? It can be just one syllable. Learn how to understand this reduction when you hear it and pronounce it yourself, giving you … [Read more...]
How to Pronounce AS and WAS
'As' and 'was' are often reduced in American English. This makes it easier to say them quickly and provide important rhythmic contrast in sentences. Learn how they are reduced and how they should sound in conversational English. YouTube blocked? … [Read more...]
English Conversation – Learn American English with ALLIGATORS!
Study English conversation as it really happens in this video where I take the camera out to a nature reserve in Florida. You'll study reductions, and get to see some alligators in their natural habitat. YouTube blocked? Click here to see the … [Read more...]
The I’M GONNA Reduction
By request, this video goes over the I'm gonna reduction. Have you ever noticed that Americans will reduce reductions? I'm gonna can be reduced several different ways, each with a simplified pronunciation. Learn the different ways to reduce this … [Read more...]