How to Pronounce TESTS, GUESTS, RESTS, GHOSTS - STS Endings in English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to Pronounce STS endings in this American English Pronunciation Lesson. Learn the words TESTS, GUESTS, RESTS, GHOSTS. 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…


How to Pronounce CYCLE & PSYCHO - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to Pronounce CYCLE and PSYCHO in this American English Pronunciation Lesson. The words are pronounced: PSYCHO /saɪkoʊ/ or s-long -k-long o CYCLE /saɪkl/ or s-long i-k-l. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have…


How to Pronounce the SH & S Sounds in English - SEE SHE SELF SHELF SAVE SHAVE SELL SHELL SORT SHORT

Learn to pronounce the SH & S Sounds – SEE SHE SELF SHELF SAVE SHAVE SELL SHELL SORT SHORT in this American English Pronunciation Lesson. SH /ʃ/ is made with puckered lips. S /s/ is made with the lips pulled back. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick…


How to Pronounce the Letters UR, IR, ER - Reading & English Pronunciation

Learn how to pronounce read the letters ER, UR, IR in words in English in order to pronounce words correctly. UR, IR, and ER are all pronounced ER in words and are often referred to as the bossy R sound. Examples of ER vowel spelled ER, IR, UR: UR in turn, burden, hurt, nurse IR in third, girl,…


Plural Nouns ending in F & FE Pronounced as VZ - halves, calves, loaves, wives, shelves, knives

Learn how to pronounce plural nouns ending in F. When a word ends in F, change the F to a VES to spell the plural. To pronounce the plural, pronounce the VES as VZ. This happens in the following words: half/halves calf/calves loaf/loaves wife/wives shelf/shelves knife/knives wolf/wolves elf/elves…


Pronunciation Tip: How to Pronounce the Letter Y at the end of a word - English Pronunciation

Learn how to pronounce the letter Y at the end of a word. This quick pronunciation tip tells you when to say the long E or long I. One syllable words will end in a long I. Two syllables words will end in a long E. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick…


When to Pronounce S and Z Sounds in English

S and Z are very common sounds in English.  Typically, we pronounce the S sound when you read a letter S and a Z sound when you read the letter Z.  But, (isn’t there always a “but” with English reading and pronunciation?) the letter S is often pronounced as a Z sound.  Yes, you…


Reading & English Pronunciation - Double & Single Consonants and Vowel Length

Learn how to read long and short vowels in words in English that have a double or single consonant in order to pronounce words correctly. A short vowel comes before a double consonant and a long vowel comes before a single consonant.


How to Pronounce the letters IGHT - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the English letters IGHT correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. The letters IGHT are pronounced as a long I and T sound. The GH is silent. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have…


How to Pronounce the letters IGH - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the English letters IGH correctly with this American English pronunciation lesson. The letters IGH are pronounced as a long I sound. The GH is silent. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you…