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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 I’ve seen...
10 Spoken-English Speech Features I Hope You Pay Attention to Daily

10 Spoken-English Speech Features I Hope You Pay Attention to Daily

It’s true. Paying regular active attention to how you’re speaking in English will help you to get in the habit of adjusting your spoken English a bit when someone asks you to repeat or clarify. You might be asking: Which spoken-English speech features...

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 3-month...