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The L in English – How to Get It Right! | Dark L | Light L

"Did you know that there are TWO L sounds in American English? And did you know that getting these L's  right is crucial for your clarity?"

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Want to Sound More Native? Do This! Common Contractions in English Part 1: IS ARE AM

"If you really want to sound more natural and native in your spoken English you have to use contractions. I know it can seem counterintuitive, but contractions are essential in mastering the rhythm and flow of spoken English. In this lesson, part 1 in a 3-part series, we will practice contracting IS, ARE and AM. Stay tuned for the next 2 lessons in this series helping you to become aware of, and practice, the MOST common contractions in English."

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English for Meetings: Decision-Making Meetings (2)

"In business, groups need to be able to come together to make good decisions. And with the right group of people who have the right information and the opportunity to discuss it, there’s a good chance that a decision is going to lead to success. There’s a lot riding on every decision-making meeting, and when that decision is made, it’s important that the team move forward together."

"Fortunately, there are skills and techniques that we can learn to make group decision-making work well. In today’s lesson, we’ll look at asking for dissenting opinions, agreeing with reservations, and asking for buy-in. We’ll also look at identifying action items and delegating responsibilities stemming from a decision."

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American English Pronunciation | P vs B | Pronounce a Perfect P Sound!!

"In this American English pronunciation lesson you will learn the key to the Perfect P sound and how P is different from B."

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How to Say ‘aw’ in a Word (Law vs. Low) | American English Pronunciation | Vowels

"Is there a difference between 'low' and 'law'? Learn how to pronounce 'aw' in words."

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Tips and Tricks to Improve Your English

“5 tips to help you boost your English and pronunciation and gain great results in a short period of time.”

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How to Understand Native Speakers Better (and Join the Fluency Challenge)

"In this video, we will discuss how to understand native speakers better (learn about intonation, reductions, dialects and how to practice and improve your listening skills). We'll also talk about how to pronounce words like: clearly, cappuccino, wonder vs. wander, how to say boss vs. buss, or words like: error, mirror, and horror."

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How to Pronounce the American R Sound: American R Part 1

"In part 1 of this 3 part series on American R you will learn what to do with your tongue, lips and jaw to pronounce the R sound and we will practice the American R at the beginning of words."

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T and D Sounds: American Accent Training for Indian Speakers

“Why is the Indian English accent so distinct from the American English accent? In this American English pronunciation video we talk about one of the reasons why these two accents are distinct. Retroflex consonants. This pronunciation pattern impacts how you pronounce several common sounds including t, d, n and l.”

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An American Accent Tip to Help You Sound More Natural Today

“In this American accent quick tip lesson, you’ll learn how to sound more natural when making plans, scheduling appointments, or discussing events and even the weather! This is a tip you can learn today, practice tonight and use tomorrow!”

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