Improve Your Accent: Communicate Clearly in American English

Learn to communicate well and connect in conversations in English with these articles and video lessons

How to Say All 50 US States with Clear Word Stress ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Quick quiz: How do you say the names of these popular states? Is it CAlifornia, or CaliFORnia? Do you say FloRIda, or FLORida? Should you pronounce it NEW York, or New YORK? If you’re not 100% sure how to say these states, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of the … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Improve Your American Accent ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Advanced Pronunciation Secrets for a More Natural Accent

So you’ve been working on your accent and trying to sound more American when speaking English! You’ve been fixing your consonants, working on your vowel sounds, and even starting to play around with how you use your voice. But you feel like you might be missing some essential elements of … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Global English vs. Native English – Does Accent Really Matter?

Have you ever said that you want to sound just like a native English speaker? Do you feel like you have to eliminate all traces of your native language in order to be understood by other people? Or do you wonder if it’s really necessary to sound like a native … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Learn to Like Your Voice and How You Sound When Speaking English (Or Any Language)

Let’s be honest with each other. Do you like your voice when you speak English? Are you comfortable with how you sound when speaking English? Or do you find it challenging to listen to your accent? Does hearing your voice make you feel insecure or self-conscious because you don’t sound … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Asked to Repeat Yourself? What to Do When You Have to Repeat a Word or Idea in English

I’m sorry, I didn’t catch that. Could you repeat what you said? Would you mind saying that again? As a non-native speaker, you’ll be asked to repeat yourself every once in a while. Maybe you mispronounced a word, used language that didn’t quite work, or the other person simply didn’t … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Explore Your Pitch in American English – Pitch Stress, Intonation, and Tone of Voice

Ever asked yourself one of these questions about pitch? I don’t understand how to use pitch. Why can’t I hear pitch in my own voice? What’s the difference between pitch and volume? Are they the same thing? They sound like it. How do you use pitch to communicate meaning in … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Intonation Challenge - Learn to Change Your Tone to Express Your Meaning

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Withย five short video lessons, you will learn how to control your pitch, change your tone of voice, and express your meaning clearly through intonation.