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We suggest doing all lessons in order, but feel free to select only the lessons you want, in any order.

Lesson 1Introduction – A brief explanation of the course and how it will improve your pronunciation.  Enter lesson 1 here

Lesson 2 IPA – A simplified chart of the IPA (International Phonetics Alphabet). The IPA is an alphabet of sounds not letters. Letters have different sounds, think of the letter “a” in the following words, made, bad, and father. All use the letter “a” but all are pronunced differently. The IPA has one character for every sound. That character is pronounced the same in every word. Most dictionaries have IPA so that your pronunciation is correct. Learn this, it will help you. Enter lesson 2 here

Lesson 3Test/Evaluation – This test contains all the sounds in the English language. There are three words for each sound. The first word has the sound at the beginning, the second word has the sound in the middle, the third word has the sound at the end. The reason for this is that some people are able to pronounce the sound in one of the three positions but not in another. Do the test as described. Start your recorder, start audio player on the website, repeat each word after it is said on audio player, listen to recording, make a note the sounds that are not the same, then go to the corresponding page and work on that sound. Enter lesson 3 here

Lesson 4Consonant Sounds – From your list of problem sounds go to the corresponding consonants. It is suggested that you work on one sound until you are satisfied, then move on to the next sound. Enter consonant sounds here

Lesson 5Vowel Sounds – From your list of problem sounds go to the corresponding vowels. It is suggested that you work on one sound until you are satisfied, then move on to the next sound. Enter vowel sounds

Lesson 6Rhythm and Intonation – Every language has its own “music”. Rhythm is the stops and starts we use when speaking English. Intonation refers to the rise and fall of your voice as you speak. There may be only a few differences or maybe alot of differences between English intonation and the intonation of your first language. Enter Rhythm and Intonation here

Lesson 7Linking – Linking is a method we use to make our speech run smoothly. Linking involves carrying over a sound from the end of one word to the beginning of the next word. As a simple example think of the words “black cat”. Instead of saying “black cat” and making the “k” sound twice, we link the two words making the “k” sound once. We say “bla cat”. This is one method of linking that we use, there are others. Enter Linking here

Lesson 8Common Speech – This is usually used in informal conversation, some may think it to be slang but it is used all the time in informal speech and sometimes used in more formal situations. Common speech is used when speaking only, do not use this when writing. Enter Common Speech here

Online Booking – In order to book a date for an appointment to talk to one of our teachers we use this online booking calendar. You can make an appointment while online with us or use the calendar, it is up to you.  Enter online Booking here