Do you get tired speaking English?

Do you get tired speaking English?

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Students often say to me “After a few hours of speaking English my mouth gets very tired and I feel exhausted!”. Did you know if your mouth gets tired when you speak English that’s actually a good sign. It tells me that you...
Small Talk Tips – (Casual conversation)

Small Talk Tips – (Casual conversation)

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Word Endings SMALL TALK TIPS Small talk is important at work – nobody wants to talk about work all day  – except maybe the people who sold Instagram. I imagine the 13 of them would like talking about the billion Facebook...
Raising the topic of English pronunciation in the workplace.

Raising the topic of English pronunciation in the workplace.

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now English RAISING THE TOPIC OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION IN THE WORKPLACE. Something managers often ask me is ‘How should I raise the issue of unclear English with a staff member?’. Typically this scenario includes a staff member...
How to pronounce ‘th’ in English

How to pronounce ‘th’ in English

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Pronouncing ‘th’ is one of the most common problems for non-native English speakers. In fact almost all ESL speakers mispronounce the sound ‘th’ in at least some words. The problem most often occurs at the end of words such...
What makes people have different accents?

What makes people have different accents?

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Almost as soon as we are born we begin to be influenced by the sounds of our parents and others speaking our native language. As we get a little older we listen, watch and copy these sounds to start learning how to speak this...
Spanish speakers – 5 things to avoid (not ‘aboid’)

Spanish speakers – 5 things to avoid (not ‘aboid’)

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now These 5 English pronunciation tips for Spanish speakers are a little introduction to improving your English pronunciation. We have many Spanish speaking students who take our courses to improve their spoken English for job...
Better English? Opening and moving your mouth.

Better English? Opening and moving your mouth.

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now As you know, I say over and over again that many non-native speakers could improve the sound of their English by opening and moving their mouths more. Some students have said to me – ‘But I can’t see native...
Why do people have different accents?

Why do people have different accents?

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now In the first years of life we learn the sounds of our native language from our parents and those around us. We learn these sounds by watching, listening and copying. By the age of 2 we are very good at making most of the...