Do you wonder how to sound more natural when you speak English? There is a sound that is key in English pronunciation because it has a huge impact on how English words and sentences sound: the schwa /ə/. It is… Read More »The schwa in words | Better pronunciation
Listen here to part 1/V/ as in Valentine’s Day… or /v/ as in lavender, or /v/ as in love … Pronunciation of the letter V never varies. Nevertheless, the /v/ sound can be challenging for speakers of several languages, such as Arabic, Chinese, Dutch,… Read More »The /v/ sound | Correct pronunciation
Here’s a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. There’s a lot going on around the letter O in English pronunciation! If you are interested in fine-tuning your accent, then listen to this post. You can practise at… Read More »The letter O as a diphthong | Better pronunciation
First impressions count. Your pronunciation is the very first thing that people will notice when you speak. It is, as it were, your business card as a foreign language speaker. 4 reasons and 3 tips for better pronunciation 1. Better… Read More »Better pronunciation makes life easier!
The adjective / adverbLight as an adjective is the opposite of several other adjectives: dark, heavy, thick, serious, deep…Something, e.g. a present, a suitcase or a person, can be light / lightweight or heavy.If you can hear some light footsteps… Read More »Light | Multiple meanings