Learn Clear English Pronunciation
1. Learn English rhythm first!
If you learn smooth English rhythm, the sounds will be easier to learn. To begin, try saying
many English sentences using normal English rhythm. (Practice videos coming soon!) Even
if you can't do it perfectly at first, you should still try. With practice, you will do it very
2. Learn English vowels to help with rhythm and intonation
There are five vowels in English (A, E, I, O,
and U) but 15 vowel sounds in American
English (and even more in British English!). Watch this video to learn about
American English vowel sounds, then watch this practice video to improve
your pronunciation of English vowels.
3. Learn these challenging English consonants
The most challenging English consonants are /TH/ (hard and soft),
/V/, and /L/
and /R/. Can you pronounce all of them? Try these sentences and find out! Another
difficulty is pronouncing groups of consonants together ("consonant clusters").
Practice saying words such as "instinct", "contrast", "impress" and "strange".
4. Develop fluent pronunciation with this advanced exercise called
Practice is a new way to enjoy very advanced materials and improve your
speaking, even if you don't understand every word. Just try to follow the sentences
you hear as naturally as you can. At the same time, you will also
improve your listening skills dramatically!