Pronunciation podcasts

#91: iPad/iPod, the world's newest short a/short o minimal pair

Even some native speakers of English are worried about the similar pronunciation of the newest Apple product, the...

05:17

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#90: The j sound, spelled j, dge, ge, and g(i)

The 'dge' and 'j' spelling should both be pronounced with the j sound (usually). A j sound is simply a voiced ch...

06:30

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#89 audio of video 13: Introduction to Long Vowels

Intro to the main features of long vowel sounds, including a common spelling patterns, a caution against non-phonetic...

09:33

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#88: Why is 'tch' easier to pronounce than 'ch'?

The 'tch' and 'ch' spelling should both be pronounced with the ch sound (usually), yet the 'tch' seems easier for...

09:15

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Remote Assessments with Seattle Learning Academy!

You can now purchase a pronunciation assessment over the phone or via Skype! www.pronuncian.com

03:20

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Special episode: Chinese speakers of English as a Second Language

This special episode outlines pronunciation issues specific to native Chinese speakers as they are learning English....

13:50

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#24: English ch sound and j sound

Learn about the ch sound and j sound, English's only two affricate sounds

09:21

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Special episode: Spanish speakers of English as a Second Language

This special episode outlines pronunciation issues specific to native Spanish speakers as they are learning English....

13:04

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#21: The Rhythm Rule and sentence stress, continued

Continuing learning the basics behind sentence stress and the Rhythm Rule.

09:59

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Special episode: Japanese speakers of English as a Second Language

This special episode outlines pronunciation issues specific to native Japanese speakers as they are learning English....

07:38

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#20: The Rhythm Rule and Sentence Stress

Learn the basics behind sentence stress and the Rhythm Rule.

10:33

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#12: The American English common contractions

Learn how to say and why to use common contractions in English.

13:50

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Episode 9: The Anatomy of a Podcast Interview

Podcasting For Dummies co-author Tee Morris dissects recent interviews he conducted with other Wiley authors at Book...

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198: The Geography of Sound (featuring Caleb Everett)

Does climate affect language? A linguist has found that tone languages appear in regions of high humidity. But the...

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121: gif

You see an animated picture on the web. Is it a GIF or a JIF? For decades, this simple question has ignited...

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Talk a Lot : English Idioms : Media : Part 2

The idioms that we study in this programme are: to put the cat among the pigeons; to be in sby's pocket; to break new...

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Talk a Lot : English Idioms : Media : Part 1

The idioms that we study in this programme are: to get in touch with sby; to have sth on in the background; to be...

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Talk a Lot : English Idioms : Problems : Part 2

The idioms that we study in this programme are: to spend money like it's going out of fashion; to follow the crowd;...

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Talk a Lot : English Idioms : Problems : Part 1

The idioms that we study in this programme are: to have nothing to do with sby / sth; to play the property market; to...

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