Category: Speaking

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Tips for a Small Talk – Informal Conversation

Small talk is important at work – nobody wants to talk about work all day. One of the bonus lessons in our pronunciation training is on small talk. It gives examples of topics that you...

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How to check the pronunciation of English words

So – how can you check the correct pronunciation of English words? As you are well aware the way words look in English often does not help us with how to pronounce them. Here are...

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5 silent letters you should check

How to pronounce: words with silent letters Many words in English have silent letters. Silent letters are letters that you can’t hear when you say the word, but that are there when you write...

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Start speaking English more clearly today

Here are 5 easy steps to start improving your English Speaking and Pronunciation skills right now. 1. Open and move your mouth when you speak English Many non-native speakers don’t move their mouths enough...

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Dialogue 10 – Ordering a Meal

Waiter: Hello, I’ll be your waiter today. Can I start you off with something to drink? Ralph: Yes. I’ll have iced tea, please. Anna: And I’ll have lemonade. Waiter: OK. Are you ready to...

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Dialogue 5 – What Time Is It?

  Introduction and Small talk Natasha: What time is it? We’re going to be late! Tony: It’s a quarter after seven. We’re on time. Don’t panic. Natasha: But I thought we had to be...