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English accent training

Different native speakers pronunciation

Pronunciation practice

American accent

How to make different sounds (how your mouth moves)

A good website to hear the correct pronunciation (especially useful for long and difficult words).

IPA (International Phonetic Association) webite

How to improve pronunciation (Chinese speaker)

Ever wonder what you sound like in English? There are plenty of tools (especially if you have a smart phone or another recording device).  Here’s one off the Internet.

Why English has silent letters – a history and written explanation of silent letters

Change the meaning of a sentence by changing where the stress is placed in that sentence:

I never said she stole my money. – someone else said it.
I never said she stole my money. – I didn’t say it.
I never said she stole my money. – I only implied it.
I never said she stole my money. – I said someone did, not necessarily her.
I never said she stole my money. – I considered it borrowed, even though she didn’t ask.
I never said she stole my money. – only that she stole money.
I never said she stole my money. – she stole stuff which cost me money to replace.

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