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.
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.
You want to speak in a way that will make people want to connect with you. But people won’t understand you if you speak too fast. And if people don’t understand you, they won’t be about to connect with you.