What is Received Pronunciation and How to Learn it Correctly?

February 8, 2018
8 February 2018,
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Received pronunciation is also known as RP for short.  Received pronunciation can be recognized immediately as “typically British”.  Received pronunciation was known as ‘the Queen’s English”.  This pronunciation now covers many accents but can imply where in a country the speakers are from.  Vowel pronunciation is more useful than consonant pronunciation when you compare regional accents.  Received pronunciation is studied […]


10 TV Shows that will help you get the perfect English Accent

January 31, 2018
31 January 2018,
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Watching television shows is one of the best ways of learning pronunciation and improving your English accent.  Choose a series, which you may have already watched in your own language, then try watching in English.  This means that you already know the story line.  You can add sub-titles in the beginning and then once you are used to the accents […]


8 Ways to Reduce Your Accent and Speak More Clearly

December 21, 2017
21 December 2017,
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Whatever nationality we are, we all have an accent of some sort.  Some accents are stronger than others.  Some accents can vary from one part of the country to the next.  If you want to lose your accent so that you can be more clearly understood when you talk with others then it will take very regular practice.  English is […]


Want to improve English Pronunciation? Practice these 12 Tongue Twisters

November 28, 2017
28 November 2017,
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Learning the correct pronunciation of the English language is very important.  Tongue twisters help us learn to pronounce letter and consonant sounds.  By practising these tongue twisters our spoken language improves very quickly.  Here are my 12 tongue twisters that improve English pronunciation.   Which watch did which witch wear and which witch wore which watch?   This helps us […]


Want to get rid of your thick Accent? Try these 5 things

November 16, 2017
16 November 2017,
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Accents do vary from country to country and even from county or state within each country.  To help loose an accent it is important to remember that this will take time and effort.  Pronunciation is very important and covers intonation, word structure and word rhythm together with word “stress”.  Learning how to put the pronunciation and stress on the correct […]


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