Today we’re going to work on your word power. Ready to get into shape? I heard a couple of foreign fitness instructors talk about muscles with [sk]. Some of my students say muscle with [sk]. They also want to say descend with [sk]. But both these words are pronounced with [s]. It’s true that most… Continue reading How to Pronounce Words with SC
Practise your English by chatting with English learners and a few native speakers from all over the world. Our group is nice and small now, but if you want to join, you are welcome, of course. Just send me your (international) phone number to get started.
Improve your speaking, without a teacher! Sometimes you hear people talk about practising your English with the Speech Shadowing Technique. What is that and how can you use it to improve your English on your own? Shadowing technique or speech shadowing means talking at the same time or just after you hear a native speaker… Continue reading Speech Shadowing Technique for English
Watch this video to learn how to agree when a friend or someone else tells you something. You’ll learn how to say: So do I. I do, too. Neither do I. I don’t, either. And of course, the most important thing, when to say each of them. Things to do after you’ve watched the video:… Continue reading So Do I and Neither Do I – Agreeing with Someone in Conversation
Here is a video about how to say I will and I won’t. In this video you’ll practise saying answers to questions, with I will and I won’t. It’s pretty easy. Won’t means will not. The idea with this video is that you press pause and say the answer, before or after I say the… Continue reading Future with Will and Won’t – Video
Shall we continue practising our pronunciation and speaking? Yes, let’s. I’ve googled a little bit about this subject and I’ve discovered to my astonishment that there are no video lessons about how to say a. There are millions of lessons about when to choose a and an, which is also important. In case you’d like… Continue reading How to Pronounce A (Video lesson)
Make this your best English learning year with these tips. I’m not saying these tips are original, but sometimes you just need to try something small to make a big change. EwaS Read? Really? People read more than ever, but it’s mostly social media and personal messages. As you’ve probably noticed when you read snippets in… Continue reading English Learning Tips for 2016