How to pronounce thoroughly

How to pronounce thoroughly. Here’s how I respell and explain the American English pronunciation of these words.

Pronouncing Pronouns Correctly

The pronoun YOU is often pronounced with a reduced schwa vowel sound /ə/. This will make your speech sound more natural.

How do I know which syllable to stress?

You understand that using the correct syllable stress in critical.

However, knowing WHICH syllable to stress is not so easy.

In fact, one of the most common questions that people ask me is: Susan, how do I know which syllable to stress?

When to stress the last syllable

When to stress the last syllable in a word? Many words that arrived in American English from French are stressed on the final syllable or suffix. Here are some of the most common.