Improve Pronunciation and Intonation with this Fun, Easy Technique...

Want to improve your pronunciation and intonation while relaxing and having fun? Here's a cool technique you can use anytime when you have a few minutes of free time...

Step 1: Put on your favorite English language TV show. If you can't find it online, just try looking for a clip of that show on youtube.

Step 2: Choose a character to focus on whose accent you would like to copy.

Step 3: Have a recording device on hand--you'll need to record your own voice.

Step 4: Every time your character says something, pause the video and repeat what they said, trying to say it exactly the way that he or she said it. Try to copy their pronunciation, their accent, and their intonation. Which part of the word or sentence is said more strongly than the others? Record yourself repeating your character's words.

Step 5: Listen to your recording of yourself, then listen to your character repeat their line one more time. What is similar about the way you say it? What is different? If you think that it sounds very different, repeat and try again!

Step 6: Do this for as long as you like, but when you start to feel tired, take a break! Research shows that people who take regular breaks while studying are actually much more productive and learn a lot more than those who try to study or work for a long time without breaks.

There you have it! A simply technique to improve your pronunciation, accent and intonation. Of course, it can also be very helpful to work with a tutor to check your progress and help you identify any mistakes you might not notice yourself. I'd love to help to improve even more--contact me if you're interested in taking some lessons! My profile: https://www.verbling.com/teachers/thegypsygene
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Do you want to improve your speaking confidence, grammar, or pronunciation? Are you having difficulty learning English alone? Do you think learning English is important, but don't know where to begin? Let's talk. Your lessons will be customized to suit your particular needs and wants as well as your learning style. You can expect that lessons will be: -Fun and engaging -Designed based on YOU -Informal, humorous, and easygoing Do you want homework? Homework can be assigned based on what we discover during our lessons about which language skills you could improve. Homework will also be tailored to your individual needs and desires for learning. I can help you with... -Conversation/speaking and listening -Pronunciation and Intonation -Reading and writing -Grammar -Business English -Test preparation (IELTS) -Document editing/proofreading -Job Interview Preparation -Resume building -Homework help -And more! ABOUT ME: For the past 7 years, I have been teaching students both on skype and in person. I am passionate about helping students from all over the world improve their English skills, so that they can get better work opportunities, travel, and study overseas. English is a connecting language. The more English we know, the better we can connect with people from other cultures and the better we can understand each other! English can help us to become a big, global family! I also love this job because I can meet interesting people from all over the world, and I can live in any country with a good internet connection! So far, I have taught English online while living and traveling in Nepal, Australia, USA, Mexico, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Nicaragua, Germany, and South Korea! Aside from teaching English and traveling, I like: cooking foods from different countries, yoga, meditation/mindfulness practice, visiting eco-communities, bouldering, vegan baking and cooking, and board games. Whoever and wherever you are, it would be my pleasure to work with you. Hope to talk with you soon!
Flag
English
globe
United States
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595
Speaks:
English
Native
,
Spanish
B1
Do you want to improve your speaking confidence, grammar, or pronunciation? Are you having difficulty learning English alone? Do you think learning English is important, but don't know where to begin? Let's talk. Your lessons will be customized to suit your particular needs and wants as well as your learning style. You can expect that lessons will be: -Fun and engaging -Designed based on YOU -Informal, humorous, and easygoing Do you want homework? Homework can be assigned based on what we discover during our lessons about which language skills you could improve. Homework will also be tailored to your individual needs and desires for learning. I can help you with... -Conversation/speaking and listening -Pronunciation and Intonation -Reading and writing -Grammar -Business English -Test preparation (IELTS) -Document editing/proofreading -Job Interview Preparation -Resume building -Homework help -And more! ABOUT ME: For the past 7 years, I have been teaching students both on skype and in person. I am passionate about helping students from all over the world improve their English skills, so that they can get better work opportunities, travel, and study overseas. English is a connecting language. The more English we know, the better we can connect with people from other cultures and the better we can understand each other! English can help us to become a big, global family! I also love this job because I can meet interesting people from all over the world, and I can live in any country with a good internet connection! So far, I have taught English online while living and traveling in Nepal, Australia, USA, Mexico, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Nicaragua, Germany, and South Korea! Aside from teaching English and traveling, I like: cooking foods from different countries, yoga, meditation/mindfulness practice, visiting eco-communities, bouldering, vegan baking and cooking, and board games. Whoever and wherever you are, it would be my pleasure to work with you. Hope to talk with you soon!
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