How long will it take me to lose my accent?

How long will it take to lose my accent?

When I meet people for the first time they usually ask me one of two questions~ 1. How long will it take me to lose my accent? OR 2. How long will it take for me to sound fluent? My answer is this~ You probably won’t lose your accent, but you can learn to sound fluent when you […]

Speak American English clearly using pitch emphasis

Speak clearly using pitch emphasis

In order to speak clearly, you need to stress the most important words. You need to bring your listeners’ attention to the most important words in a sentence or phrase using a slight rise in pitch. I call this pitch emphasis.

How to pronounce popular brand names in American English

How to pronounce NIKE

I’m going to teach you how to pronounce popular brand names in American English.
You’ll learn to pronounce the fashion brand names: Nike, Adidas, Tory Burch, Kate Spade and Tommy Hilfeger.
You’ll learn to pronounce internet brand names: amazon, Skype, Twitter, Adobe and YouTube.