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British Accent Training: The 1,000-Word Challenge

Want to master your English pronunciation? Join 3,000-lesson vocal coach Matt Pocock (MA in Voice) on a pronunciation challenge: can you pronounce the 1,000 most common words in the English language? Every language is made up of sounds, and Matt takes you through every single sound in the British Accent, using the phrases you'll use every day.

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Episode 28 – ‘A’ Beginnings

Get in touch with Matt at matt@voicehacker.co.uk for Skype lessons or questions about today’s podcast! The list: About Above Across Admit Afraid Again Against Agree Ahead Allow Alone Along Another Apartment Apparently Appear Approach Around Arrive Asleep Attack Attempt Attention Avoid Away

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19 Jan 2017

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Episode 27 – ‘One’ Combination

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18 Jan 2017

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Episode 26 – Truth, Month, Death, Both, With

Get in touch with Matt at matt@voicehacker.co.uk for Skype lessons or questions about today’s podcast!

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17 Jan 2017

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Episode 25 – The ‘All’ Combination

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16 Jan 2017

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Episode 24 – The ‘Ear’ Combination

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13 Jan 2017

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Episode 23 – The ‘Au’ Combination

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12 Jan 2017

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Episode 22 – As, Does, His, Was

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11 Jan 2017

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Episode 21 – Figure, Finger, Picture, Sister

Check out voicehacker.co.uk/flashcards to see the flashcards for today’s podcast. You’re looking for ‘The Schwa’, under Vowels / Neutral.

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5 Oct 2016

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Episode 20 – Direction, Position, Attention, Situation

The ‘tion’ combo is our focus today, and it’s actually incredibly uniform. Any time you see that ‘tion’ at the end of a word, you’ll be turning it into a small ‘schwa’ sound, just like ‘a’, or ‘after’. I know – it’s so tempting to make it huge, like ‘Shaun’ or ‘shun’. But really, it’s just a ‘shn’. Amazing!

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25 May 2016

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Episode 33: From American To British

Get in touch with Matt at matt@voicehacker.co.uk for Skype lessons or questions about today’s podcast!

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15 Sep 2017

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