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…


How to Pronounce INNOVATION & INVASION - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the words INNOVATION & INVASION with this English pronunciation lesson. These words are pronounced: INNOVATION (4 syllables) /ɪnəˈveɪʃən/ INVASION (3 syllables) /ɪnˈveɪʒən/ Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with…


How to Pronounce EXCESS, ACCESS, AXIS - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the words EXCESS, ACCESS, AXIS with this English pronunciation lesson. These words are pronounced /ˈɛksɛs ˈæksɛs ˈæksəs/. 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.…


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…


How to Pronounce the letters AW - American English Pronunciation Lesson

Learn how to pronounce the letters AW 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. Improve your accent and speak clearly with this ESL…


How to pronounce OUGH & AUGH words - American English Pronunciation Lessons Playlist

Improve your accent and speak clearly with these pronunciation lessons. Learn how to province the letter OUGH and AUGH. These 4 letter combinations can be pronounced many ways. Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language leads you through video lessons to learn how to say OUGH and AUGH. You may…