How to Pronounce CARRIER and CAREER – American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the English words CARRIER and CAREER correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. CARRIER has three syllables and is pronounced K-AIR-Long E-ER. CAREER has two syllables and is pronounced K-short u-R-EAR. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you sounding clearer in no time. Reduce your accent and speak clearly with these short, ESL, English pronunciation lessons.  

Difference between REALLY and RELY

Here is today’s question: “Greetings from Paraguay!  How do you pronounce REALLY and RELY?” REALLY has 4 sounds:  R-long E, L, long E RELY has 4 sounds:  R-long E, L, long I To make these words sound different, focus on the last sound long E versus Long I.  Long E is make by smiling.  While long I is made by opening your mouth then closing it to a smile. Watch the video on these words here.   

How to Pronounce BOSS and BUS – American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the English words BOSS and BUS correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. BOSS is pronounced B-short o-S. It rhymes with loss, moss, Ross, toss. BUS is pronounced B-short u-S It rhymes with cuss, fuss, Gus, puss. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you sounding clearer in no time. Reduce your accent and improve your pronunciation quickly with the Tarle Speech and Language video lessons. We love to hear from you so leave us a note in the comments section.  

How to Pronounce BALL, BOWL, BALD, BOLD, BOWLED – American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the English words BALL, BOWL, BALD, BOLD, BOWLED correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. BALL is pronounced B-short o-L. It rhymes with call, doll, fall, hall, mall, tall, wall. BOWL is pronounced B-long o-L. It rhymes with goal, hole, mole, pole, roll, toll. BALD is pronounced B-short o-L-D. It rhymes with called, walled. BOLD and BOWLED are pronounced B-long o-L-D. It rhymes with cold, fold, gold, hold, mold, rolled, sold, told. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you sounding clearer in no time. Improve your accent and speak clearly with this English pronunciation lesson. We love to hear from you so leave us a note in the comments section. English Pronunciation Tutorial: How to Pronounce Past Tense ED Verb Endings https://youtu.be/__wrC73Paiw  

How to Pronounce FOOT & FOOD – American English Pronunciation Lesson

Take this quick ESL pronunciation speaking lesson to learn how to pronounce the words: FOOT and FOOD. These words have a slight difference in pronunciation making them confusing to say. Improve your speaking today with this short video lesson. Join Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language and reduce your accent and speak clearly. This free English lesson will improve your confidence to get your message across.   FOOT: F-short oo-T FOOD: F-long oo-D   Need more help, then buy a sound package with directions on how to say the sound, audio examples, video examples, and practice word and sentence lists. F: http://www.tarlespeech.com/product/the-f-sound/ Short oo: http://www.tarlespeech.com/product/short-oo/ Long OO: http://www.tarlespeech.com/product/long-oo/ D: http://www.tarlespeech.com/product/the-d-sound/  

Learn how to pronounce the English words Words Ending in SKS like DESKS TASKS RISKS correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you sounding clearer in no time.    

How do you learn a new accent?

How do you learn a new accent? Let me answer that by using myself as an example.  I wanted a more standard American accent.  The accent you hear in Julia Robert’s movies; something general, from anywhere USA.  I knew that I used some vocabulary that was different like redd up, rift, and slippy.  So I worked on changing that. But, after changing my vocabulary, I had no idea what I was doing differently, so I asked some friends and colleagues.  I found out that I did a few things: Sounds: I shorten my long E’s…so steel becomes still and eagle becomes iggle. I don’t move my vowels…so house becomes haus, and failed becomes filled I really round my mouth…so L’s at the end of a word become an O…Doll becomes dow. Tom becomes Towm. Grammar: I don’t say “to be”.  Instead of saying The car needs to be washed. I

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