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.

You don’t need to lose your accent in order to be a great speaker

You don't need to lose your accent in order to be a great speaker

You don’t need to lose your accent in order to be a great speaker, but you DO need to make some adjustments of the way you speak. When I coach international professionals to deliver speeches or speak clearly during meetings and conference calls, we focus on two skills.