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TESOL TEACHER BOOTCAMP!Here's the skinny 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 the...
TESOL PRONUNCIATION TEACHER BOOTCAMP-on UdemyTeach pronunciation? I'm excited to announce the launch of TESOL Pronunciation Teacher Course--Vowels: The Core of the English Sound, an 18-lecture Udemy course. I'm also happy...
Inogolo, for the pronunciation of everything from dog breeds to Oscar nomineesHi Friends, 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 ...
Teaching Pronunciation: 5 PrinciplesTeaching pronunciation is like baking a layer cake. Once you have the basics (see earlier blogposts for study sources), then you're ready to make it an art form.  There is an a...
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 BakerHave you read the most recent issue of EFL Magazine? Rita Baker explains the origins of English phrasal verbs, how they came to be used, and how to teach and learn them easier and ...
Bilingual Toddlers Enjoy Greater Cognitive Benefits"Proficient bilingual toddlers enjoy greater cognitive benefits that their monolingual peers", a new study reports. They quickly acquire the ability to switch back and forth, not ...
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...
English Pronunciation Strengthened with Minimal Pairs What are "minimal pairs"?Two words that have only one sound different between them, but it's a sound that changes the meaning.  Here are some examples of important "minima...

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