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American English Pronunciation Podcast

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Education
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The American English Pronunciation podcasts teaches non-native English speakers and ESL/ELL students correct English pronunciation in short lessons. Learn, listen, repeat!

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The American English Pronunciation podcasts teaches non-native English speakers and ESL/ELL students correct English pronunciation in short lessons. Learn, listen, repeat!

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Thank you for helping me 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽😁

By madmemo - Feb 27 2018
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Listening to your podcast had made me a better speaker.

Good class!

By Tphippotang - Jun 07 2017
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As a non native english speaker, this podcast is very helpful to improve my accent. Thanks!

iTunes Ratings

407 Ratings
Average Ratings
339
23
17
12
16

Thank you for helping me 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽😁

By madmemo - Feb 27 2018
Read more
Listening to your podcast had made me a better speaker.

Good class!

By Tphippotang - Jun 07 2017
Read more
As a non native english speaker, this podcast is very helpful to improve my accent. Thanks!
Cover image of American English Pronunciation Podcast

American English Pronunciation Podcast

Updated 1 day ago

Rank #55 in Education category

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The American English Pronunciation podcasts teaches non-native English speakers and ESL/ELL students correct English pronunciation in short lessons. Learn, listen, repeat!

Rank #1: 211: Compare /æ/ and /ɑ/ ('short a' and 'short o')

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Words like 'hat' and 'hot' are important to distinguish.

Full episode transcripts available at Pronuncian.com
Mar 28 2016
7 mins
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Rank #2: 3: The English /s/ and /z/

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When does the -s ending sound like /s/, and when does it sound like /z/?
Apr 01 2008
9 mins
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Rank #3: 4: The American English /r/

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Learn how the American /r/ is different from the British /r/.
Apr 07 2008
7 mins
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Rank #4: 63: When Americans drop the /t/ (with audio from The Incredibles)

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When do Americans omit the /t/? This audio from the movie "The Incredibles" will help you understand.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Jun 03 2009
11 mins
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Rank #5: 65: Uh-oh! The glottal stop in place of /t/

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What is a glottal stop and when do Americans use it?

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Jun 24 2009
10 mins
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Rank #6: 6: American English r-controlled vowels /ɚ, ɑr, ɔr, ɛr/

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Practice saying and hearing the difference between r-controlled vowels: /ɚ, ɑr, ɔr,/ and /ɛr/

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Apr 23 2008
12 mins
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Rank #7: 55: Intonation and high pitch words, an introduction

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An introduction to English intonation and high pitch words in yes/no questions.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Apr 01 2009
10 mins
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Rank #8: 216: The Cardinal Vowels--long e /i/, oo sound /u/, short o /ɑ/, and short a /æ/

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All about that vowels diagram that shows the vowel sounds placed over a sort of square-like shape that’s bigger on the top than it is on the bottom. Transcripts at pronuncian.com.
Sep 17 2016
12 mins
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Rank #9: 53: Phrasal verb sentence stress

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Typical sentence stress changes when phrasal verbs are involved: stress the preposition, not the verb.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Mar 18 2009
12 mins
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Rank #10: 59: Falling pitch boundaries on yes/no questions

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When to use a falling pitch instead of a rising pitch on a yes/no question.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
May 06 2009
7 mins
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Rank #11: 57: Comparing extra-high and rising pitch words

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Learn the difference between contrasting and defensively correcting your listener.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Apr 15 2009
9 mins
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Rank #12: 42: Spanish speakers special episode

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Special episode covering the issues that native Spanish speakers have when speaking English.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Dec 30 2008
13 mins
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Rank #13: 5: The American English /r/ and /l/

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The tricky /r/ can cause even more problems when it is near the /l/.

Full transcripts available at www.pronuncian.com/podcasts.
Apr 15 2008
8 mins
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Rank #14: 66: Syllabic n's and nasal plosions (as in the words 'sudden' and 'couldn't')

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No vowels allowed! Join /d/ and /n/ to sound more fluent.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Jul 01 2009
12 mins
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Rank #15: 68: Voiced and Unvoiced 'th' /ð,θ/ review

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Yes, dear listeners, keep your tongue in your mouth! Don't put it between your teeth.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Jul 15 2009
9 mins
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Rank #16: 100: A Hundred/One Hundred

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Why is saying 'a hundred' more common than saying 'one hundred' in American English?

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Apr 07 2010
9 mins
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Rank #17: 56: Extra-high pitch words for extra intensity

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Add drama, correct someone, and try to not sound angry with these pitch words.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Apr 08 2009
9 mins
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Rank #18: 29: Compare /i/ and /ɪ/ ('long e' & 'short i'--as in 'sheep' and 'ship')

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Learn about the often mispronounced short i sound, and compare it with the long e sound.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Sep 30 2008
10 mins
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Rank #19: 52: Linking from the -ed ending

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Fluently linking from the -ed ending is important for listening comprehension and proper articulation.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Mar 11 2009
14 mins
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Rank #20: 133: t/d, p/b, and k/g at the beginning of a word

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Puff practice! Stop sounds at the beginning of words.

Full episode transcripts at www.pronuncian.com/podcast.
Jun 01 2011
7 mins
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