Category: pronunciation

Please listen to Chris give advice about how t…

Please listen to Chris give advice about how to say some
long words in English
:

comfortable
/ˈkʌm.ftə.bəl/

memory /ˈmem.ri/

marvellous
/ˈmɑː.vləs/

chocolate
/ˈtʃɒ.klət/

temperature
/ˈtem.prə.tʃər/

magically
/ˈmæ.dʒɪ.kli/

actually
/ˈæk.tʃə.li/

collapsed/kəˈlæpst/

attached /əˈtætʃt/

Learn British English Free (video): ‘annoyed’ …

Learn British English Free (video): ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’ vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles:

Learn British English Free: ‘annoyed’ and ‘nervous’
vocabulary; pronunciation; subtitles https://youtu.be/3vtWzutZKfc

This free lesson with Chris is about expressions for
being annoyed and nervous, with pronunciation and English subtitles (captions).

For private lessons, please email cjworkman17@yahoo.com

Annoyed

brassed ‘off /ˌbrɑːs ˈtɒf/

cheesed ‘off /ˌtʃiːz ˈdɒf/

fed ‘up /ˌfe ˈdʌp/

hacked ‘off /ˌhæk ˈtɒf/

‘hangry /ˈhæŋ.ɡri/

het ‘up /ˌhe ˈtʌp/

Nervous

over’wrought /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːt/

‘rattled /ˈræt.əld/

stressed ‘out /ˌstres ˈtaʊt/

strung ‘up /ˌstrʌ ˈŋʌp/

‘twitchy /ˈtwɪtʃ.i/

Refreshing vocabulary lesson: ‘petrichor’ /ˈpɛ…

Refreshing vocabulary lesson: ‘petrichor’ /ˈpɛtrɪkɔːr/

petrichor = the smell of rain on dry ground

example: ‘I love the smell of petrichor in the morning’

Phonemic Poem 1: /ɑ:/Hat, hot, heart; the hurt…

Phonemic Poem 1:
/
ɑ:/

Hat,
hot, heart; the hurt has started.

Yawn,
yearn, yarn; the fear has parted.

Car can’t start. Glass on grass!

Tat,
tort, tart; fast can pass.

For
or far; the past can’t last;

charm friends with this classy blast.

https://youtu.be/tFppybJBX4M

“The Chaos” (full poem) in a British accent!

“The Chaos” (full poem) in a British accent!

https://youtu.be/UFWLeAoDE1Q

Chris presents a special pronunciation lesson …

Chris presents a special pronunciation lesson about -ed verbs:
/t/ or /d/ = /ɪd/
voiced sound = /d/
unvoiced sound = /t/

https://youtu.be/PUhPpgavcWI

flood /flʌd/floor /flɔːr/flew /fluː/flow /fləʊ…

flood
/flʌd/

floor
/flɔːr/

flew
/fluː/

flow
/fləʊ/

flower
/flaʊər/

‘A
fierce flow flooded the floor.’

‘The
flickering flame flowed and flew over the floor to the door.’

‘Flowers
fought off the flood of flames.’

‘Flamingos
flew over the flowers.’

https://youtu.be/WdC4nQQ64H0

Chris presents another pronunciation lesson on…

Chris presents another pronunciation lesson on ‘want’, ‘won’t’, ‘went’ and ‘winter’. Please check below.
want /wɒnt/
won’t /wəʊnt/
went /went/
winter /ˈwɪn.tər/

‘I wonder where William won’t want to wander this winter?’
‘This winter, I went where I wanted, even though Wendy won’t want to.’
‘Winter went whilst we won’t want.’

https://youtu.be/FWf3GjW66qY

Learn British English Free: ‘wear’, ‘wore’, ‘w…

Learn
British English Free: ‘wear’, ‘wore’, ‘worn’, ‘war’, ‘were’, ‘where’
(pronunciation)

wear
/weər/

wore
/wɔːr/

worn
/wɔːn/

war
/wɔːr/

were
/wɜːr/ or /wər/

where
/weər/

‘Where
were the things you wore?’

‘I
wear what I wore, and always have worn.’

‘The
wary women wear the worn clothes to war.’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohH1HTmQYs8

Chris presents a pronunciation lesson on &lsqu…

Chris presents a pronunciation lesson on ‘clothes’, ‘cloths’ and ‘biscuit’.
English pronunciation: ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘He doesn’t have the patience to spend time choosing clothes.’
‘She’s always got to have the latest, trendiest clothes.’
‘cloths’ /klɒθs/ or ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘You clean with cloths and you wear clothes.’
‘biscuit’ = /ˈbɪs.kɪt/
‘Brush the biscuit crumbs off your clothes with this cloth.’

https://youtu.be/iHv3RXQlws0