How do you pronounce equivalent?

How do you pronounce equivalent?

How do you pronounce equivalent? At least once a week, one of my accent reduction coaching clients  will ask me how to to pronounce the word equivalent. Equivalent is a challenging word, so let’s break it down by syllable. How to say E QUI VA LENT  (4 syllables) STEP 1. Reduce the sound of the first E.  This E has a […]

You need schwa if you wannə speak American English

The Schwa Vowel Sound

You need schwa if you wannə speak American English If you wanna speak American English in a way that sounds very natural you absolutely MUST use the schwa vowel sound. Here’s why. Schwa Schwa is a sound.  In fact it’s  the most common sound in American English. It’s the relaxed sound that we use to pronounce […]