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4 Ways to Slow Down Your Spoken English

Have you ever been told that you speak too fast in English? And when you make a concerted effort to slow down, you find that you’re still getting a puzzled—I can’t catch what you’re saying—look? You realize in that moment that you don’t really know how to...

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Most English pronunciation apps go horizontal. Go vertical!

Someone recently showed me an app where you can play a scene from a movie. A character says one or two lines and you can then click the record button and copy what the character said, to then hear what you recorded. The one problem with this app—and others...

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Clarity drives information retention & human interactions

Voice. It's important and very personal. How you voice or articulate what you have to offer (your product, service, personality, information) is incredibly important. It needs to be received in the workplace for things to get done efficiently. The less effort there is...

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Let me sell you a stereo sound system

Voice. It's important and very personal. How you voice or articulate what you have to offer (your product, service, personality, information) is incredibly important. It needs to be received in the workplace for things to get done efficiently. The less effort there is...

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Hands down, humming helps your spoken English!

I recently ran a program for a group of 18 adults from China over this past month. All of them had studied English for a number of years. They were fairly fluent and had a pretty good range of vocabulary under their belts. They are here in Chicago for a...

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