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The English Word O.K.'s Origins & Uses Theories Abound About the Origins of the English Word 'O.K.' I wonder if the English word 'O.K.' is the most spoken word in the world? Everywhere I go, no matter what langua...
TESOL TEACHER BOOTCAMP!Here's the Slideshare on my TESOL Teacher Bootcamp--a course I just put up on Udemy about teaching Vowels! Vowels are the Core of English. How we use them, articulate them, stretch...
TESOLTEACHER PRONUNCIATION BOOTCAMPYou can get this course for 50% off right now, for a limited time.  Do you teach pronunciation? I do. That's all I've been doing for the past 9 years. I've finally figured out ...
Inogolo: pronounce everything from dog breeds to Oscar nominees Have you ever used INOGOLO? We can always benefit from another way to learn the pronunciation of unfamiliar names and brands. Sometimes I send my students to this website...
Teaching Pronunciation: 5 PrinciplesBefore you begin...this is not a quick read, so if you'd like the e-book version of this post so you can read it later, click here. Teaching pronunciation is like baking a layer ...
How to Use Metronomes For English Rhythm and StressOne of the hardest things to learn about English is rhythm and stress. The way that English puts the important words on the beats, and then squeezes the rest of the words into the ...
Teaching English Phrasal Verbs - A Global Approach, by Rita BakerDo you read EFL Magazine? In a recent edition, Rita Baker, EFL Guru, explains the origins of English phrasal verbs, how they came to be used, and how to teach and learn them easier...
Bilingual Toddlers Enjoy Greater Cognitive BenefitsBilingual babies are smarter than monolingual babies, in some ways. Recent research studies looked at how bilingual babies switch back and forth between the two languages they're l...
English Speaking - 5 Steps to FluencyTeaching English pronunciation and intonation is a challenging job. And learning it is even harder. Part of the problem is that we are born with our first language intonation alrea...
English Pronunciation - How to Say Brand Names and AcronymsI just discovered something wonderful! The National Library Service of the U.S. has a website and one of the resources they offer is a pronunciation guide for BRAND NAMES and ACRON...

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