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May 21

How To Pronounce "Can't" ... Without Swearing!

By Paul Baston | Word Of The Week

It's the most OFFENSIVE word in English ...

And yet its pronunciation is so, so close to one of the most common words in English.

Perhaps, like Félix, you've already noticed.

And perhaps you're avoiding using it altogether, and opting for the more awkward, "cannot" every time you need to say it.

(don't do it!)

I'll explain why in today's video, and how you can learn to alter the two crucial variables that make the difference between can't and c*nt.

Please be aware that the video contains BAD LANGUAGE before hitting play:

 

Watch the video above to find out more.

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May 14

How To Pronounce Words With The TH Consonant Sound In English (Word of The Week)

By Paul Baston | How To Pronounce , Word Of The Week

Today's Word Of The Week covers all types of words containing the TH consonant.

What are the two types of TH sound? How can we learn this sound if it's not in our native language?

Watch the video above to find out more.

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May 07

How To Pronounce Prefixes In English: "pre"

By Paul Baston | How To Pronounce , Word Of The Week

Today's Word Of The Week is PRESUPPOSITION. But in general, how do you pronounce words beginning with 'pre' in English?

Are there any useful patterns you can follow?

The answer is yes! And actually it's pretty simple.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Apr 16

How To Pronounce Easter-Themed Words – Word Of The Week

By Paul Baston | Uncategorized

How do you pronounce words like 'tomb', 'crucifixion' and - of course - 'chocolate' in English?

Find out in today's Word Of The Week training.

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Mar 26

How To Pronounce 'Pronunciation' – Word Of The Week

By Paul Baston | How To Pronounce , Word Of The Week

What's the difference between 'pronounce' and 'pronunciation' in English? And what other words do, and don't, follow the same pattern?

Find out in today's Word Of The Week training.

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Mar 19

Word Stress Examples: English Phrases (Word Of The Week)

By Paul Baston | Uncategorized

How do you stress the phrase 'matter of fact' in Standard British English?

What other phrases match the same stress pattern?

Find out in today's Word Of The Week training.

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Mar 12

Linking Sounds In British English: How To Pronounce 'The Earth' (Word Of The Week)

By Paul Baston | How To Pronounce , Word Of The Week

How do you pronounce the word 'Earth' in Standard British English?

Do you know what changes when you link it with the word 'the'?

Find out how to pronounce 'The Earth', and other phrases with the same little-known underlying pattern, in today's Word Of The Week training.

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