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BBC Learning English

BBC Learning English

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Tongue Twisters - Peter Piper Tongue twisters are fun words games we use to challenge our pronunciation. As an English learner, you can use tongue twisters to help with pronunciation of certain sounds. Peter Piper Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How to Improve Your English Pronunciation by Liliya Pavlova It's often found that people struggle to hold up a conversation for too long because they are not able to pronounce words correctly. Many people find it hard to get a job because they are not able to communicate well enough. No matter how talented and skilful you are, if the person you are talking to cannot understand what you are saying, you will not be able to succeed. This is why you should improve your English pronunciation. There are several resources you can use to improve your English pronunciation.

PlayPhrase.me: Endless stream of movie clips of specific phrases () Our service will teach you to understand spoken English. The purpose of PlayPhrase.me service is to learn english using TV series. We create video sequence from scenes that contain the word you search for. As soon as you submit your search query, the phrase list is returned and phrase list are played automatically. Collaborative Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In

Phthong for LIN100 Phthong copyright (c) 1997. Henry Rogers, Michael Stairs, and the University of Toronto. Welcome to Phthong This program is a tutorial for the phonemic transcription of English. There are two types of exercises that Phthong presents to the user. The first type presents a phonemically transcribed word and asks the user to enter the corresponding English word in the box provided. The Primary Differences Among Major International English Dialects The British Empire hasn’t been in existence for almost three-quarters of a century. At the peak of its might, it covered close to a quarter of the world’s land area and ruled a fifth of its population. But the empire changed, transformed, and passed as all things pass. When the territories Britain had conquered gained freedom, there was one thing that remained as evidence of how grand the empire once was—the English language. It’s the second most common language in the world in terms of the number of native speakers; it’s the most widely spoken language of all when you include people who use it as a second language. It’s an international language, and as such, it has developed various dialects around the world.

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. For teaching students how to present, create and code TED-Ed More than 250,000 teachers use TED education tools to spark student curiosity and explore presentation literacy skills. Phonetics Resources (with Domtab) IPA Phones and Phonemes of English For the full IPA alphabet with latest revisions, visit the IPA's own home site, where more information on fonts can also be obtained. You can hear Peter Ladefoged pronounce all of the vowel and consonant symbols on the basic IPA chart. These are .aiff sound clips.

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