Dozens Of Mind-Blowing Tips And Tricks That’ll Take Your English To The Next Level

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How I Found my Voice in English | Celebrating 200 Magazine Episodes 🎉

Just like with everything in life, my YouTube journey has started with insecurity, fear and the need to please everyone, and continued with a…
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September 8, 2020
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Building Pronunciation Confidence with Hadar’s Sprints

As an English learner, you probably already know that speaking is a big part of improving EVERYTHING about your English. And if you don’t…
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September 1, 2020
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Improve your Pronunciation with These Effective Exercises

When we think of people who communicate well in a second language (let’s say, English), what is it that makes them sound so engaging?…
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July 28, 2020
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How to improve English

The Single Most Effective Way To Improve Your English

What is the BEST way for you to learn English? Can someone who is not YOU know such a thing? Is it really about…
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July 21, 2020
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Pronunciation Practice for English Learners

Daily Pronunciation Practice for English Learners

In this episode, I’m going to share with you the ideal morning pronunciation practice for your English. Now, here’s the thing. Pronunciation is, basically,…
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July 1, 2020
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Sharing the mic

English is the sum of ALL its speakers, not SOME of its speakers. Yet, learners of English, are usually not exposed enough to different…
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June 23, 2020
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Afraid of Small Talk? How to Go from Awkward to Brilliant with One Simple Trick

Want to make small talk easy and effortless? What if I told you it is NOT about learning new phrases or questions or words?…
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June 16, 2020
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The TRUTH About How We TALK And How We Get HEARD | With Samara Bay

Oh my, you are going to WANT to watch this interview. In this episode, I talk to Samara Bay about the practice of how…
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June 9, 2020
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How to Talk About Social Justice in English | Vocabulary And Examples

At times of injustice, we need to show solidarity, educate ourselves and do our best to learn about people’s suffering. In this episode, I…
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June 2, 2020
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How to learn new vocabulary

How To Learn New Vocabulary | Build Pronunciation Confidence 🔥

Tired of learning ABOUT improving your vocabulary instead of actually IMPROVING IT?! In this episode, I share with you an in-depth vocabulary exercise that…
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May 27, 2020
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6 Ways To Sound More Confident In English (Even If You’re Not!)

Let’s say you have a job interview tomorrow morning. And let’s say you haven’t reached your English breakthrough just yet, and you feel a…
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May 19, 2020
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Improve your speaking voice

Improve Your Speaking Voice in ENGLISH with These Vocal Exercises

Improve your speaking voice in English with simple and fun vocal exercises. Do you like the sound of your voice when speaking English? Do…
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May 12, 2020
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How To Sound Smart In English? Upgrade Your Vocabulary With This #1 Method

Don’t you hate it when you feel that you need to settle for a basic word instead of a more specific, accurate or sophisticated…
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May 5, 2020
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How To Teach Your Kids English

How To Teach Kids English At Home | The BEST Lesson You Can Teach Your Child

How To Teach Kids English At Home. Do you want to give your child a head start in English? In this episode I’m going…
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April 21, 2020
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Why Trump pronounced ‘Oranges’ instead of ‘origins’ (and how can he improve?)

What’s the difference in pronunciation between ‘origins’ and ‘oranges’, and why is it so hard for president Trump to get it? The Daily Show…
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April 14, 2020
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How to Pronounce Southern? (and why is it different than ‘south’)

It really feels like English is testing us sometimes. Why on earth is the “south” in “southern” pronounced differently from the word “south”? Seriously,…
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March 31, 2020
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How to Become A Confident English Speaker | Paula’s story

When Paula moved to the USA 3 years ago English was the last thing she was worried about. After all, she took English classes…
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March 25, 2020
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English Fluency Wheel

Why you’re not Fluent in English? Identify your challenges using the Fluency Wheel

There’s nothing like a good video about fluency to take your mind off of viruses. In this episode, we’ll talk about what exactly fluency…
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March 18, 2020
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How To Talk About The Coronavirus In English: Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Example Sentences

The Coronavirus is all over the news but it’s not here to stay. You know what IS here to stay? That’s right – English….
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March 10, 2020
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How to Take Notes In English

You’re sitting in class. The teacher is speaking. Fast. You’re trying to take notes. “What was she saying?” you’re thinking You spend two seconds…
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March 3, 2020
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Heteronyms: Same Spelling but Different Pronunciation? 😱

Heteronyms are words that have the same spelling but different pronunciation. For instance ‘live’ ‘we live in Scotland’ but ‘it was a live concert’….
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February 25, 2020
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Flower vs Flour?| Words that Sound the Same but Have Different Spelling| Homophones

Flower VS flour? Oh, those homophones! Those… what? Homophones. Words that SOUND the same but have different MEANING and SPELLING. I bet you have…
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February 18, 2020
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10 Pronunciation Mistakes Brazilian Portuguese Speakers Make

In this video, you’ll learn what the 10 most common pronunciation mistakes are for Brazilian Portuguese speakers, how to pronounce the sounds correctly, and…
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January 21, 2020
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Meet Pronto and learn how to pronounce any word in English

Learning to speak a new language can be challenging, no doubt about that. Especially English. All those funky words like knight, laugh, paradigm and…
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January 14, 2020
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How to teach pronunciation

It’s not easy to teach pronunciation and it’s usually not a priority when there are so many other things to teach out there. But…
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January 7, 2020
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STOP doing THIS if you want to speak English fluently in 2020

My English is this, My English is that. I don’t speak English fluently enough. I have such a thick accent. It’s almost 2020 so…
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December 31, 2019
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SCROOGED: Bill Murry’s movie speech breakdown🎄| American Intonation Practice+pdf

Wouldn’t it be nice to be more engaging when speaking English? Have you ever wondered what words you need to stress in a sentence…
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December 24, 2019
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Fluency, confidence and teaching English on YouTube

When Andres just moved to NYC 3 years ago, he wanted his friends to learn English so they could move to NYC and live…
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December 17, 2019
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Why do you change your voice in English?

Have you ever tried to sound more natural in English by changing your pitch and voice, but the LAST thing you felt was natural?…
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December 10, 2019
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How to Pronounce ‘Symbol’ in English

In this episode, you’re going to learn how to pronounce the word ‘symbol’ effortlessly. And after you learn how to pronounce it, you can…
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November 20, 2019
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Why it is so hard to understand native English speakers | Quiz results

Have you ever struggled with understanding native English speakers? Do you feel like you don’t fully understand TV shows, movies, or even the cashier…
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November 12, 2019
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Want to improve your speaking vocabulary? STOP LEARNING NEW WORDS✋

Precious Vocabulary secrets here!! If you want to build your vocabulary fast and improve your speaking vocabulary this video is going to give you…
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October 29, 2019
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What you really need to know about the TH Consonant Sound

Have you been struggling with the pronunciation of the TH sound? If you have, this is your lucky day! In this episode, I’m going…
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October 2, 2019
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Why English Learners Fail

What do you think prevents you from being a remarkable speaker in English? Is it better grammar? More English practice? Better vocabulary? And what…
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September 18, 2019
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How to pronounce P vs. B in English

The P and B in English may seem to you like two harmless and simple sounds, unlike the American R or TH, for instance….
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August 31, 2019
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What makes a good ENGLISH TEACHER

Is your English teacher good for you? Ask yourself these 5 questions and you will know what makes a good English teacher. I took…
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August 22, 2019
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10 Tech Brand Names you’re (probably) Pronouncing Wrong

Along with the rise of technology we’re starting to find new words in our daily vocabulary. I ordered it on Amazon. I forgot my…
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August 15, 2019
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How to Pronounce Meme in American English

Have you ever wondered how you should pronounce this funny looking word that comes up sooooo often on social media? This short video will…
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August 1, 2019
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American English Vowels | Pronunciation Masterclass

Today I’m bringing you into my classroom for a pronunciation masterclass! We will go over ALL the vowels in American English as I teach…
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June 25, 2019
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July4th special 💫How to pronounce 4th of July & Fireworks

It’s the 4th of July!  And since I teach American English, it is only expected that I  acknowledge it with an appropriate video:) In…
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June 4, 2019
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The Top 10 Mispronounced TV Shows

In this episode, I’m going to teach you how to pronounce the top 10 TV shows that are often mispronounced by non-native speakers (can…
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May 29, 2019
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How to Speak English FASTER without Sounding Unclear

Do you think English should be spoken fast? I frequently hear people say that it’s so hard to understand native speakers, especially on TV,…
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May 21, 2019
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Learn English with the Ellen show

I believe that watching TV in English is not really helping you improve your spoken English. And yes I am taking into consideration the…
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May 15, 2019
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Flap T and R transition

You know those words that you use ALL of the time, but every time they come out of your mouth you know it’s not…
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May 8, 2019
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How to find awesome people to practice English with

As you know, if you want to improve any aspect of your English whether it’s your fluency, your accent, grammar or confidence – you’ll…
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April 30, 2019
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15:32
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How to pronounce the V and W (and how NOT to confuse them)

Today I have a pronunciation lesson for you. I know that you’ve been paying attention to your speech, and have been trying to apply…
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April 11, 2019
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An interview with Anna from English Fluency Journey

I hear this a lot:  “Hadar, but I don’t live in an English speaking country. There’s no way I can really improve”.The belief that the only way to…
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March 28, 2019
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5 Steps to Improve Your Accent and Spoken English

How to improve your accent and spoken English. A question I get asked often by students. While improving your accent may seem unattainable and overwhelming at first, the…
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March 19, 2019
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The Best ‘How-To-Pronounce’ Search Tool

When you are unsure about the pronunciation of a word… What do you do? Check the word in the dictionary? Listen closely to how…
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March 13, 2019
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Words & Phrases for International Women | March 8, 2019

This message is for my women readers for International Women’s Day. But if you’re a man, you’re invited to stick around;) Today, I want…
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March 8, 2019
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5 Tips to Stop Translating in your Head and to Think in English

Before every class, webinar or workshop I give, I ask my students “What is your biggest struggle in English?” Can you guess what the…
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March 5, 2019
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How to use OF, AND, FOR and OR in a sentence

We all have words that we take for granted. Words like ‘apple’, or ’house’. The first few words you learn in school, with pictures…
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March 1, 2019
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How to get over the fear of being judged by Native English speakers

Have you ever felt nervous speaking English, especially around native speakers? If the answer is yes, this week’s episode is for you. When I…
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February 21, 2019
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10 Pronunciation Mistakes Russian Speakers Make

In this video, you’ll learn what the 10 most common pronunciation mistakes are for Russian speakers, how to pronounce the sounds correctly, and how…
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February 7, 2019
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How to pronounce ‘just a little bit’

In this lesson, I will teach you a silly yet quite effective trick that’ll help you pronounce clearly and easily the dreaded word… LITTLE!…
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January 24, 2019
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How to stay MOTIVATED when learning ENGLISH | 5 ground rules

I’ve been wanting to meditate every morning for the past 2.5 years. Every time I start, it only lasts for a few days and…
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January 22, 2019
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Become Fluent in 2019 | The #1 strategy to gain fluency and confidence in English

Not everyone is going to like this episode. I know that. In particular, educators and institutions that base their revenue model on getting their…
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December 31, 2018
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How to Pronounce Equality

I will never promote inequality unless it concerns the light L and dark L 🙂 In this video, I’ll teach you how to pronounce…
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December 16, 2018
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10 Mispronounced Finance words

In this lesson, you’re going to learn about common words in the field of finance that are often mispronounced by non-native speakers. We’ll talk…
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December 2, 2018
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9:27
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How to pronounce CHAOS

Today, you’ll find a 90-second lesson on how to pronounce the word ‘chaos’. Along the way, you’ll learn about the K sound, and about…
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November 23, 2018
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/ah/ as in father (and coffee, job and office)

In American English, as you know, spelling can be deceiving. Many words that are spelled with ‘o’, have no pure /o/ sound in them,…
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November 23, 2018
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How to be a Great Conversation Partner

I have a confession to make. For many years, I’ve felt like I have nothing meaningful to say. That I was boring, unintelligent and…
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November 11, 2018
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Intonation, connected speech & phrasing | Simon Sinek Speech Analysis

When I first saw Simon Sinek’s answer to ‘the Millennial Question’, I was intrigued. Not only that the things he said were profound and…
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October 26, 2018
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13:42
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How to Connect Words and Sounds in English

Does speaking clearly mean separating words, or connecting them? Many of my students are afraid to connect words together, concerned that it would make…
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October 19, 2018
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13:42
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10 Pronunciation mistakes Spanish speakers make

Are you making these mistakes? In this video, you’ll learn what the 10 most common pronunciation mistakes are, how to pronounce the sounds correctly,…
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October 11, 2018
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15:06
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Monotone vs. varied intonation: How to change your pitch in English

What makes a voice interesting? Why some speakers are charismatic and engaging, and others are just… blah. Here’s how I see it. It’s not…
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October 2, 2018
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How to pronounce schedule

In today’s lesson, I’m going to talk about the TWO possible pronunciations of the word ‘schedule’ in American English. Afterward, I’m inviting you to…
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September 13, 2018
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How to stop sounding FAKE and start feeling NATURAL in English

Today’s lesson deals with the question of sounding and feeling ‘natural’ in English. Do you ever feel that you work TOO HARD when you…
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September 5, 2018
#120
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How to pronounce the word QUESTION

Learn how to pronounce the word ‘question’ in under two minutes. Now, do you have any qustions for me?
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August 23, 2018
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How to pronounce New-York, Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island

When it comes to pronouncing names of famous cities, places and people we usually have a pretty good idea how to pronounce them accurately….
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August 17, 2018
#118
8:12
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American Rhythm: Reese Witherspoon speech analysis

In this lesson you’re going to learn: 1. What is the secret of American rhythm and intonation?2. What are the things in American English…
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August 8, 2018
#117
18:46
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party vs potty

Do you also struggle with the R sound?If the answer is yes, don’t miss out on today’s video lesson. You see, in American English, there’s…
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July 29, 2018
#116
11:20
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How to pronounce the S suffix

The S suffix is a popular addition to words (plurals, some verbs in the present simple tense, possessions). There are three different ways to…
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July 13, 2018
#115
8:55
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How to pronounce spreadsheet

You know these words that in your head they sound like one thing, But when they come out of your mouth they sound… Well……
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June 28, 2018
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2:58
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Six Food Names you’re (Probably) Pronouncing WRONG

Have you ever sat in a restaurant and ordered something simple, but the server could just not understand what it is that you’re asking…
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June 22, 2018
#113
6:41
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How to use on, in and at when talking about places

I need to make a confession. For many years I used to get the prepositions of place (on/it/at) all wrong. And every time I…
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May 31, 2018
#112
8:13
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How to remember when to use ON, IN and AT correctly (part 1)

Does this sound like you? “Let’s meet on Wednesday. I mean, in Wednesday. In 9pm. At 9pm. Sorry.. On 9pm. ” The problem with…
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May 24, 2018
#111
5:20
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What we can learn from Google Assistant about sounding natural

Last week Google’s CEO demonstrated a conversation between Google Assistant (a machine) and a real person (a real person). The conversation was so smooth…
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May 14, 2018
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Recipe vs. Receipt

Have you ever gotten the words RECIPE and RECEIPT confused because of the spelling?Or have you ever mispronounced them? Because they sure don’t sound…
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April 26, 2018
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How I lost my accent and became fluent in English

At the end of my second year of acting school, I was offered to play the role of Lady Macbeth by William Shakespeare in…
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April 17, 2018
#108
7:30
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American Intonation – what they don’t teach you in school

You know this woman… a non-native speaker just like you, but something about the way she speaks makes her sound so fluent, natural and…
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April 9, 2018
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Never Let the Fear of Failure Stop you from Speaking

A few weeks ago I received an email from Rika. Something in what she’d said got me all fired up so I asked for…
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April 6, 2018
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ed past suffix

Even though it seems like English is completely inconsistent and there are no logical pronunciation rules, the pronunciation of the -ed suffix is pretty…
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March 27, 2018
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Top 10 words for Tech Professionals [Part 2]

Many of my students come from the tech world, and this is where I draw most of my knowledge of Cybersecurity, Venture Capitals, Algorithms,…
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March 15, 2018
#104
6:06
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How to pronounce costume, custom and customs.

As you probably know, one of my passions (slash, obsessions) is to find words that share similar spelling but are pronounced differently. The timing…
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March 1, 2018
#103
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The L in English

Did you know that there are two L sounds in American English? And did you know that getting it right is crucial for your…
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February 21, 2018
#102
11:09
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How to say ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’

It’s Valentine’s day and.. I have to say that I’m not a big fan of this *overly commercialized* day. Don’t get me wrong, I…
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February 14, 2018
#101
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How to pronounce ‘Bourgeois’

Did you know that there are many English words that are derived from French? Some of them, for example: entrée, entrepreneur, genre and bourgeois…
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February 8, 2018
#100
3:08
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10 most used words in academia/education

If you’re a student, teacher or an English learner you must’ve come across at least one of the words I’m going to discuss in…
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February 1, 2018
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Why ‘riding’ and ‘writing’ sound EXACTLY the same?

How is it possible that different words such as ‘rider’ and ‘writer’ sound absolutely the same in American English?* After all, the consonants in…
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January 18, 2018
#98
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The H in English (how to pronounce, silent H and more)

In this lesson I’ll be talking about the H in American English. You see, I notice that people DROP the H when it shouldn’t…
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January 4, 2018
#97
4:57
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How to Pronounce Days of the Week

How old were you when you first learned the say the days of the week? Who taught you? Was it your parents? Your ESL…
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December 20, 2017
#96
4:57
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What to do when you get stuck in English? (+ phrases that’ll get you unstuck)

Has this ever happened to you? You’re starting a conversation feeling fairly confident and fluent. But all of a sudden, you’re stuck. Your brain…
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December 12, 2017
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5 Tips to Kick Ass in any Meeting, Presentation or Interview in English

I once had a student at a large hi-tech company who told me: “I can carry a conversation pretty well, and I think I…
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November 30, 2017
#94
7:47
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Say your name in English [Mini-Training]

Have you ever had your name mispronounced? Have you ever had to repeat your name more than once because the person in front of…
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November 21, 2017
#93
4:20
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Practice your Accent on Your Own

The hardest thing about improving your accent on your own using YouTube videos or other online resources is not knowing whether how you’re practicing…
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November 13, 2017
#92
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How to say your name in English [part 1] #SayMyNameChallenge

We all know the Starbucks experience. You’re walking to the counter, gathering courage to make an order, and then comes the part of saying…
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November 1, 2017
#91
4:20
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The 80/20 rule in Accent training

And how the /oʊ/ as in ‘go’ can get you immediate results:   I’ve been teaching English and accent training for over 10 years,…
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October 26, 2017
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The 5 words you’re (probably) pronouncing wrong

My customer services team (i.e. me and myself) has received many complaints lately claiming one word per video is not enough. Now, I love…
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October 19, 2017
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6:50
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How to say Chocolate

I think one of the most difficult things to accurately pronounce in English is ‘universal’ words. Words that share the same root in your…
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October 6, 2017
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2:41
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How to say foreigner

Had you asked me 10 years ago what words come up when I think of the word ‘foreigner’ I would have probably said: Difficulty,…
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September 28, 2017
#87
2:41
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frustrating

Writing a long email in English and deleting it just before sending it. When your landlord raises your rent by 15%. The political situation….
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August 29, 2017
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2:14
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How to say Literally

The word literally is vastly used in English as.. a filler word. Which means that sometimes people use it in addition to a perfectly…
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August 15, 2017
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2:14
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TH and R

Does your mouth get all weird when you’re pronouncing an R right after the TH? I know I know, each sound alone is challenging,…
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August 8, 2017
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3:57
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How to make the /ng/ consonant sound

I don’t know what they’ve told you in school, But there’s one thing they usually forget to mention: When you see N and G…
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August 1, 2017
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How to say Colonel

There are a few things I teach that I just know will induce the same reaction: Shaking head, palm covering face, a deep sigh….
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July 25, 2017
#81
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Lunch or Launch?

This week’s request was received by an old friend that is having a hard time understanding one of his colleagues every time they approach…
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June 20, 2017
#79
2:17
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what time is it

Have you ever considered the length of your words or the pitch of your voice when asking for the time? If not, now is…
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June 5, 2017
#78
2:24
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How to say “Vulnerable”

When I was asked to explain the word vulnerable, I immediately had a vision of myself 15 years back, struggling with this word as…
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May 30, 2017
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3:09
How to Pronounce Analysis

How to Pronounce Analysis in English

Do you want to know how to pronounce ‘analysis’ in English? And also what the’s difference between analysis (singular form) and analyses (plural form)?…
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May 24, 2017
#76
5:55
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Twenty First Century

You know those phrases or words that you just wish you could avoid? I’m happy to announce that this will no longer be the…
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May 16, 2017
#75
6:28
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How to pronounce words with the suffix ‘-ial’

When I studied linguistics at the university, my favorite class was Phonology. During the class, we would get lists of words in different languages,…
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May 6, 2017
#74
7:07
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How to say COFFEE and CAFE

Whenever I go abroad, the first thing I have to do is to sit in a cafe (of course it has to be as…
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April 25, 2017
#73
4:43
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Kick-Ass pronunciation

When I was at the Youtube space in London last month I came across Master Wong, a British-Vietnamese martial artist and a YouTuber. I…
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April 13, 2017
#72
7:10
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How to pronounce GIRL

How many words does it take to explain the word GIRL? When it’s me talking about it, the answer is many. Don’t blame me!…
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April 5, 2017
#71
5:47
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SELL vs. SALE

In American English there are a few diphthongs which are ‘changing vowels’. Some speakers don’t pronounce the transition (because they never have to do…
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March 23, 2017
#70
1:35
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How to say ‘acknowledge’

Did you know there is no KNOW in acknowledge?
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March 15, 2017
#69
1:35
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How to pronounce WOMAN vs. WOMEN

What better day is there to discuss the difference between ‘woman’ and ‘women’ than International Women’s Day? 🙂
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March 8, 2017
#68
2:16
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POOL vs. PULL

I think we have finally reached the point in our relationship where we can talk about the pool-pull vowel pair. Let me know how…
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February 8, 2017
#65
5:28
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The Tongue Twister Challenge

The difference between being a coach in life and a teacher on youtube, is the ability to interact and hear my audience. I also…
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January 25, 2017
#64
5:19
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Staff vs. stuff

Say the following words OUT LOUD: last-lust / lack-luck / stack-stuck / staff-stuff Do they sound the same to you? Do you know that…
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January 17, 2017
#63
3:06
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Mistakes geeks make

Today I wanted to make it a little more interesting for you. I mean, there’s a limit to how many videos one can watch…
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January 10, 2017
#62
7:31
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How to pronounce ‘backward’ and ‘forward’

During this time of year I like to look back at the passing year and plan the upcoming year as I look ahead. I…
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December 27, 2016
#61
3:50
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How to pronounce ‘Congratulations’

You know, I’ve been a dialect coach for almost 10 years, and while I had mostly focused on pronunciation in my first years, I…
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December 20, 2016
#60
2:31
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How to pronounce ‘strength’ and ‘length’

You know, it took me forever to film this video. There are so many little details in this word that we tried something like…
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December 13, 2016
#59
4:51
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How to pronounce ‘TOWARD’

You know, you don’t really have to pronounce the W in this word.. Wanna hear how it sounds?.. Thanks for watching and have a…
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December 6, 2016
#58
1:49
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How to pronounce ‘Xenophobia’

I know, I know, xenophobia is not the most common word out there (if you’re not sure what it means, the definition is in…
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November 29, 2016
#57
2:40
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How to pronounce Martyr vs. Murder

When I was asked to make this video I thought that this was not a typical mispronunciation video. After all, the spelling is quite…
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November 22, 2016
#56
2:31
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How to pronounce ‘spontaneous’

The word ‘spontaneous’ is just an excuse to talk about the rhythm of English. How to pronounce ‘spontaneous’ Enjoy the rest of your week!…
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November 15, 2016
#55
2:20
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QUIT vs. QUITE vs. QUIET

These three words always give me a slight headache when put together. Have a great week. xoxo Hadar
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November 8, 2016
#54
2:24
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How to pronounce GENRE

The word genre comes from French along with its lovely and confusing spelling. Of course, it has only American sounds. Now, people that are…
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November 1, 2016
#53
2:17
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I.D. vs IDEA

Is there a difference between a fake I.D. and a fake idea? Watch this episode to find out:) Have a great week. xoxo Hadar
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October 25, 2016
#52
1:44
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How to pronounce ‘Luxury’

It’s only appropriate to open my ‘luxury’ tutorial with a saying: “All that glitters is not gold”. Well, same thing goes for spelling vs….
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October 18, 2016
#51
3:30
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How to pronounce ‘sorry’

Today is the eve of Yom Kippur, so I figured it’d be a good opportunity to learn how to pronounce the word ‘sorry’:) Be…
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October 11, 2016
#50
1:54
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How to pronounce ‘figure it out’

In today’s episode you’ll learn about the secret sound that doesn’t show up in the spelling and a three word phrase that sounds like…
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October 5, 2016
#49
3:55
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The H (and comparing HOME and WHOM)

I was asked to compare between the words ‘whom’ and ‘home’, so I decided to make it interesting and talk about the important /H/…
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September 27, 2016
#48
3:00
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How to say ‘Focus’

‘Focus’ is one of those words you never think there’s something wrong with how you say them, until…
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September 20, 2016
#47
1:47
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How to say corporate vs. cooperate

There was a time when I used to get self conscious whenever I said one of the two words: ‘corporate’ or ‘cooperate’. I’d say…
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September 13, 2016
#46
2:50
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Saying EXCEPT, ACCEPT and EXPECT

I’m so happy to be back! The new season has a lot in store for you: pronunciation tips, confusing word pairs and new lessons…
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September 6, 2016
#45
3:33
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How to say ‘WORLD’

World. There’s so much laying behind this small word. People, homes, beaches, kindness, innovation, parks, wars, animals, communication, languages…So it’s only appropriate that one…
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July 26, 2016
#44
4:19
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Pronunciation of Restaurant in English

Working in restaurants throughout my twenties has taught me many things: How to multi-task, how to see things when my back is turned, how…
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July 19, 2016
#43
2:31
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How to pronounce ‘Thanks’

On the surface this seems like a very basic and simple word to pronounce. Thanks. What is there to say about it? Well, you…
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July 12, 2016
#42
1:48
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The American ‘R’

Since I started this video blog a year ago, I’ve received many requests to explain how to pronounce the R sound. It’s funny, I’ve…
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July 5, 2016
#41
8:14
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There are vs. They are (+TH bonus)

I wanted to share something with you. This week I talked to a student of mine who’s made a huge progress in her training….
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June 28, 2016
#40
6:31
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Serious vs. Series

Are you serious? That’s my favorite series! Yet another glorious pair that can get us utterly confused. The key is in pronouncing the right…
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June 21, 2016
#39
2:35
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Can vs. can’t

Sometimes distinction between words is clear and obvious (at least after it’s pointed out) and sometimes it’s more subtle and complex. Like in the…
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June 8, 2016
#37
4:03
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How to pronounce ‘Months’

Today we have a quick and effective video for you. The word ‘months’. First, there’s the ‘right’ way. Then – there’s how you actually…
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May 31, 2016
#36
1:54
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How to pronounce ‘PARTICULARLY’

Particularly. Do you use this word as much as you want to? (Or do you find substitutions such as : especially, specifically…) How should…
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May 24, 2016
#35
2:03
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Advice vs. Advise

This week is really important to me, because today I start to deeply explore the wonders of onlinism in order to get to know…
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May 17, 2016
#34
1:44
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How to say EAR, YEAR and HERE

Awkward mistakes… Yes, I know. It happens. Like – going to the beach (and not B**TCH) or when you say a few years, and…
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May 10, 2016
#33
3:02
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The 3 A’s : cap-cup-cop

Today I’m not going to teach you how to pronounce one word or another, but rather give you tools that’ll help you solve clarity…
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May 3, 2016
#32
4:51
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How to pronounce ‘Quarter’

Today we have another great word – ‘quarter’. Say the following phrases: Quarter past eight I found a quarter The end of the first…
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April 26, 2016
#31
1:42
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How to pronounce ‘Strategy’

You know these words that sneak up on you when you least expect it? Words that you KNOW how to say, you’ve said them…
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April 19, 2016
#30
1:46
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How to pronounce ‘Eventually’

Before we get to our short pronunciation lesson, I want you to do something a little different this week. I’d like you to memorize…
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April 12, 2016
#29
1:51
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How to pronounce through Vs. thorough

It seems like last week’s OUGH extravaganza really hit the spot for many of you (if you missed it here it is: How to…
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April 5, 2016
#28
2:13
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How to pronounce though, thought, tough

English is definitely one of those languages where what you see is NOT what you get. Look at the words though, thought and tough….
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March 29, 2016
#27
1:56
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How to pronounce ‘interpretation’

Many people tell me that although they find my videos interesting, it seems impossible for them to apply everything discussed. Here’s the thing. YOU…
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March 22, 2016
#26
2:50
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This vs. These

One of the things you probably deal with when communicating in English, is finding the confidence to speak and speak up. To be able…
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March 15, 2016
#25
1:51
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Thirteen or Thirty?

How to pronounce thirty? Ever walked into a cab and struggled to explain where you’re going? Or tried to schedule a meeting but wasn’t…
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March 8, 2016
#24
2:58
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How to say ‘aw’ in a word

This week I want to share with you an important tip on how to pronounce words with ‘aw’ spelling as in ‘law’ ‘saw’ and…
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March 1, 2016
#23
1:51
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Her vs. Hair

I see her. I see hair. Yet again, similar words that look the same but don’t sound the same. The secret is in the…
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February 23, 2016
#22
2:17
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How to pronounce Opportunity

Last week I gave you an important tip on how to pronounce long words, or more specifically, how to address words with suffixes. If…
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February 16, 2016
#21
2:18
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How to Pronounce ‘Mirror’

Do you ever find yourself avoiding using words that you’re not sure on how to say? I bet mirror is one of them. “Hey,…
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February 1, 2016
#19
1:52
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The Angry, the Hungry and the Hangry

When I lived in NY I had a French roommate with a beautiful accent. One day he came up to me and said, Hadar…
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January 26, 2016
#18
2:50
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How to pronounce ‘clothes’

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that even the most difficult sounds or words in English have a ‘shortcut’. A little trick…
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January 19, 2016
#17
2:22
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2 ways to pronounce ‘the’

Sometimes it’s the little ones that make all the difference (at least that’s what my preschool teacher used to say). And today’s little word…
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January 12, 2016
#16
2:39
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Tuesday and Thursday

Days of the week is probably one of the first few things we learn in school. But wouldn’t it have been nice if we…
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January 5, 2016
#15
2:31
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How to pronounce resolution

It’s almost the end of the year. You may look back at what you accomplished in 2015, or perhaps you’re already making plans for…
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December 29, 2015
#14
2:12
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How to pronounce MILLION and BILLION

What do you think  – Is there an ‘o’ sound In the word Million? Today’s video is here to remind you that spelling and pronunciation…
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December 22, 2015
#13
1:36
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How to Pronounce Pretty

Let’s put your ‘flapped T’ into use and take a shot at pronouncing a word pretty. https://www.youtube.com/embed/Op10ke3_jhE Episode transcript Want to know more about…
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December 14, 2015
#12
2:16
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The American T sound

Have you ever noticed that there are several T’s in American English? The American T is pronounced quite differently, depending on its position in…
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December 8, 2015
#11
5:47
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How to say ‘Important’

Let’s talk about something important. The word important.  Although I’m sure it already sounds great when you say it, I focused on a few…
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November 30, 2015
#10
3:03
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How to say ‘Out of’

Get out of here, you’re out of the office?! You’re out of your mind! Such a common phrase – Have you ever listened closely…
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November 23, 2015
#9
1:53
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Want vs. Won’t

When you say the words ‘Want’ and ‘Won’t’ – Do they sound the same? Although they begin and end the same, the vowel in…
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November 16, 2015
#8
2:43
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Simplifying the TH sound

When I was 23, I worked with a dialect coach in NYC. One of the first few things she gave me was a list…
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November 9, 2015
#7
5:06
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How to pronounce: Water

Here’s a short and not so farfetched scenario: Can I get some water? Excuse me? Water? Umm, we don’t have that. WATER! Oh, you…
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October 28, 2015
#6
2:37
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Pronouncing Bed – Bad

“Don’t say one thing and mean another,” I often heard this saying as a kid and tried to live my life accordingly. But what…
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October 21, 2015
#5
2:47
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How to Pronounce Entrepreneur

What’s the most difficult thing about English? I’m sure there are many different answers to this question. But one of the things I hear…
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October 15, 2015
#4
3:32
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Tips and Tricks for Better English

As promised, today I’m going to provide you with some practical tools to start your accent training journey extravaganza. In my work, I always…
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October 8, 2015
#3
6:30
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What is an Accent?

So you’ve been speaking English for so many years that you know all the complicated words and understand (almost) everything when you listen to other…
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October 1, 2015
#2
3:53
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Introduction to The Accent’s Way Magazine

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m finally launching my site in English. For a long time, I’ve been planning to launch this program. And…
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July 21, 2015
#1
3:00