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....
Pronunciation of English homophones – Part 1

Pronunciation of English homophones – Part 1

Georgie Harding Speech Pathologist 5 Homophones to Check.  English Pronunciation of Homophones – Part 1. Many of our students ask us about homophones. Homophones are words that are spelled differently but are pronounced the same way. There are LOTS of them in English....
How to pronounce ‘th’ in English

How to pronounce ‘th’ in English

Georgie Harding Speech Pathologist & Founder HOW TO PRONOUNCE ‘th’ There are 2 ‘th’ sounds (see more on this below) and they are written as /θ/ & /ð/ in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).  Difficulties with pronouncing ‘th’ is a...
Are ‘muscle’ & ‘mussel’ different or the same?

Are ‘muscle’ & ‘mussel’ different or the same?

Georgie Harding Speech Pathologist Sign up to our FREE English Pronunciation Online Short Course. You’ll correct important words, improve word stress and record a great professional voicemail greeting. Get started right now! Are ‘muscle’ and ‘mussel’ pronounced...
Improving pronunciation of word endings

Improving pronunciation of word endings

Georgie Harding Speech Pathologist Do you sometimes have problems pronouncing the ends of word clearly in English? Did you know that improving your word endings is a great way to quickly improve your speech clarity in English! Speakers of Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian,...