Use Songs to Improve Your American English Pronunciation
One fun and effective way to practice speaking American English is to use songs.
Why are songs such effective practice technique for improving your American English?
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Practicing your American English using songs helps you to:
- lengthen your vowel sounds
- use pitch emphasis on your focus words
- use rising-falling intonation
These are all features of American English that non native speakers need to learn in order to speak in a manner that’s clear and engaging.
Website You Can Use to Practice
Here’s a great website that you can use to practice American English with songs sung by artists such as the Beatles, Diana Ross & Johnny Cash.
There is a written transcript for each song.
Enjoy your practice!