10 silent letters you should check

10 silent letters you should check

Georgie Harding Speech Pathologist Call Now How to pronounce: words with silent letters How horrible is the spelling of English!?! It’s a non-phonetic language and this is one of the reasons why pronunciation of English is such a challenge.  Many words in...
Top 6 English Pronunciation Tips for Mandarin Speakers

Top 6 English Pronunciation Tips for Mandarin Speakers

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Many people from China lack confidence with their spoken English because they don’t get much opportunity to practice and improve it. Some people tell me they avoid speaking face to face or on the phone, preferring to use...
Our top 5 English Pronunciation tips for Farsi speakers

Our top 5 English Pronunciation tips for Farsi speakers

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now When you speak English do you say ‘avare’ instead of ‘aware’? Does ‘phone’ sound more like ‘fon’ or ‘faun’? Do you say ‘proDUCT’ instead of ‘PROduct’? These are all English pronunciation errors that that are common for...
The difference between ‘accent’ and ‘pronunciation’.

The difference between ‘accent’ and ‘pronunciation’.

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now I am often asked about ‘accent’ and ‘pronunciation’. The dictionary definition of the word ‘accent’ is – a distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class....
Accent reduction: Part 1] Five English homophones to check

Accent reduction: Part 1] Five English homophones to check

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now Accent Accent reduction: Part 1] Clear and correct English pronunciation for Homophones – Part 1. So many of our accent reduction students ask us about homophones. Homophones are words that are spelled differently but are...
Clear English pronunciation of ‘th’

Clear English pronunciation of ‘th’

Georgie Taylor Speech Pathologist Call Now English CLEAR ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION OF ‘TH’ Difficulties with pronouncing ‘th’ is a very common problem for non-native English speakers. In fact most ESL speakers mispronounce the sound ‘th’ in some words. ‘th’ is...