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Course: Practise English Pronunciation with Luke

Practise English Pronunciation with Luke

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About this Course

In this 2 hour pronunciation course you will learn all the English sounds. This course is in easy English.

At the end of this course, you will have much better English pronunciation and native speakers will understand you easily. In fact, you will speak more like a native speaker yourself. 

You will also hear many, sometimes funny, real-life stories about other people who had difficulties with pronunciation. This will help you to not make the same mistakes. 

You will enjoy the great teaching and do lots of practice!

Basic knowledge
  • Beginners to pre-intermediate English
What you will learn
  • You will learn how to say difficult sounds, like “th”, “l” and “r” and all vowels
  • The sounds are explained with hand movements and close-ups so you can copy them easily
  • You will also learn the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Then we will  practise together
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 12
Total Duration: 01:48:24
Lesson 1 - All English sounds
  • All English sounds  

    Before you start a lesson, print the lesson worksheet so you can do the exercises. When you finished the lesson, open the ANSWERS sheet and check your answers. 

    Contents

    Introduction

    Lesson

    1.  All English sounds - the phonetic chart

    2.  Learning pronunciation

    3.  a. sick and thick

    b. day and they

    /s/ and /θ/

    /d/ and /ð/

    4.  lice and rice

    /l/ and /r/

    5.  bed and bad

    /e/ and /æ/

    6.  cat and cut

    /æ/ and /ʌ/

    7.  walk and work

    /ɔː/ and /ɜː/

    8.  Stress and schwa

    /ə/

    9.  copy and coffee

    /p/ and /f/  

    10.best and vest

    /b/ and /v/

    11.letter and later

    /e/ and /eɪ/

    12.fill and feel

    /ɪ/ and /iː/


    Lesson 1 All English sounds


Lesson 2 - Learning Pronunciation
  • Learning Pronunciation  

    You will learn why pronunciation is difficult, how to learn new sounds and how to practise.

Lesson 3 - Sick and thick, day and they
  • Sick and thick, day and they  

    You will learn how to pronounce words with 'th', for example 'think', birthday', 'mother'. This is one of the most difficult sounds for most nationalities.

Lesson 4 - Lice and Rice
  • Lice and rice  

    You will learn to make the difference between with 'r' and 'l'. You will practise how to say words like 'rice'/'lice', 'long'/'wrong', 'light'/'right', and so on. This is important for Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Thais and everybody from South-East Asia.

Lesson 5 - Bed and Bad
  • Bed and bad  

    You will learn how say the different vowel sounds 'e' and 'a' as in 'bed' and 'bad', 'said' and 'sad', 'dead' and 'dad'. This is difficult for all nationalities from Asia, Europe and South America.

Lesson 6 - Cat and Cut
  • Cat and cut  

    You will learn how to make the different sounds 'a' and 'u' as in 'cat' and 'cut', 'bag' and 'bug', 'ankle' and 'uncle'. This is important for all nationalities in Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East.

Lesson 7 - Walk and Work
  • Lesson 7 - Walk and work  

    You will learn the difference between words like 'walk' and 'work', 'short' and 'shirt', 'bored' and 'bird'. This lesson is important for students from China, Japan, Korea, Thailand and other Asian countries including the Middle East.

Lesson 8 - Stress and Schwa
  • Stress and schwa  

    You will learn how say the schwa, the most usual sound in English. So this is also the most important sound to learn for all nationalities from Asia, Europe and South America.

Lesson 9 - Copy and Coffee
  • Copy and coffee  

    You will learn how to say words with 'p' and 'f' like 'copy' and 'coffee', 'pull' and 'full', 'past' and 'fast'. This is a very important lesson for Koreans, Japanese, Thais and other South East Asians.

Lesson 10 - Best and Vest
  • Best and vest  

    You will learn how to say words with 'b' and 'v' like 'best' and 'vest', 'berry' and 'very'. This is a very important lesson for Spanish, Korean and other South East Asian students.

Lesson 11 - Letter and Later
  • Lesson 11 Letter and later  

    You will learn how to say words with short and long 'e' like 'letter' and 'later', 'pepper' and 'paper' and 'sell' and 'sale'. This is difficult for Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and other South East Asians.

Lesson 12 - Fill and Feel
  • Fill and feel  

    You will learn to make the difference between words with 'i' and 'ee/ea' such as 'fill' and 'feel', 'sit' and 'seat', 'rich' and 'reach'. This is difficult for French, Spanish, some Chinese, Thais and other South East Asians.

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