Monthly Archives: July 2021

  • Link!

    Connecting your words together as a continuous stream of syllables will help you sound more like a native speaker. Just the way you link syllables together within a word, syllables between words are connected as well.

  • 4th of July

    The U.S. celebrates Independence Day on the fourth of July. The word “July” is an example of the fact that a letter of the alphabet in the spelling of a word can represent more than one spoken sound in English. The -y letter at the end of a word is often an “ee” sound as […]

  • Imitate!

    If you were an actor trying to imitate an American speaker, how would you talk? Pretend you are a native speaker. Imitate the sound. Play with it. Practice it. Have fun with it! Most people considerably reduce their accent with this technique.