How to Pronounce US Cities & States

Pronounce American English Cities & States Correctly

Here’s one easy rule that you can follow to say US cities and states more clearly. When saying a city name with two words, stress the second word more than the first.

What’s the best way to reduce my accent?

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What’s the best way to reduce my accent? Two of the best ways to reduce your accent and speak American English clearly and smoothly are: Learn to use American English syllable stress patterns Learn to use American English intonation patterns. If you can learn to use American English syllable stress and intonation patterns, you will make […]

American English Pronunciation for Aviation

American English Pronunciation for Aviation

American English Pronunciation for Aviation In my accent reduction coaching program I sometimes have the honor of working with aviation professionals working in the military. One great resource that I recommend they use for practice is called Spoken Skills. Spoken Skills for Aviation This website has audio examples of aviation vocabulary that my clients use […]

Do you pronounce phrasal verbs correctly?

pronounce phrasal verbs correctly

Do you pronounce phrasal verbs correctly?  American English speakers use phrasal verbs all the time. Here are two quick tips that will allow you to say these the American way. In order to pronounce phrasal verbs correctly you need to employ both linking and syllable stress strategies. What are phrasal verbs? Phrasal verbs are verbs that are made […]