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How to improve English Speaking

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3 tips for sounding like a native speaker

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Today I'm going to help you sound a little bit more like a native speaker, hopefully.
Students ask me all the time:"How can I sound like a native speaker?"
Well, before I say anything, let me just tell you that it will take time, and a lot, a lot, a lot of practice.

The best way is to live in an English-speaking country, of course, but of course you can do it anywhere, but it takes time, be patient, practice, practice, practice. So we are looking at pronunciation. Let me start with this word: "pronunciation". Not: "pronounciation". It is not a pronoun. A pronoun is: "I", "me", "my", "mine". Pronunciation is how we speak English.

So I'm going to give you three tips that will help you sound a little bit more like a native speaker.

We are going to start with connecting words. Now, think about your own language, whether you are speaking Spanish or Polish or Chinese, you do this in your language as well. When you're speaking fast, you're taking words and you're squeezing them together, you're connecting them, so one word flows into the next. That's what we are going to do here.

You can connect consonants to consonants. What this means: when a word ends in a consonant...A consonant is "b", "c", "d", "f", "g", etc. A vowel is "a", "e", "i", "o", "u". When a word ends in a consonant and the next word begins with the same consonant, drop the first one.

So for example: we do not say: "black coffee", we don't say: "ke, ke". There's only one "k": "bla coffee". Okay? Practice that.

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