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Speak Easy #012 – Introduction to intonation

In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew introduce intonation, describe what it is, and explain how it’s essential for mastering English pronunciation. Note English speakers use intonation for a...READ MORE

Speak Easy #011 – Pronouncing and hearing R and L

In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you some important tips for perfecting two really difficult aspects of English pronunciation, R and L! Study with this episode and...READ MORE

Speak Easy #010 – Your question about minimal pairs

Suzanne and Andrew share a great English pronunciation lesson about how to pronounce and hear the differences between some difficult minimal pairs. If you struggle to pronounce or...READ MORE

Speak Easy #09 – a pronunciation tip: The flap

In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a pronunciation tip that will make your English sound more natural: the flap! Take a listen and learn how, when,...READ MORE

Speak Easy #08 – English Pronunciation | Compound noun stress

Compound nouns can be tricky! In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a trick that will help you pronounce them perfectly! Fun facts Nouns that consist of...READ MORE

Speak Easy #07 – How to stress “-ion”

Suzanne and Andrew teach you how to properly stress words that end with the suffix “-ion” in this Speak Easy episode. Fun facts Confused about how to spell...READ MORE

Speak Easy #06 – How to pronounce “-less”

In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne answer a listener’s question about the pronunciation of “-less.” Fun facts The Culips team loves answering questions from listeners. If you have...READ MORE

Speak Easy #05 – Sentence stress: Part 1

Knowing which words to stress in a sentence (and which words not to stress) is an extremely important part of English pronunciation. In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew...READ MORE

Speak Easy #04 – How to pronounce “s” endings

In this Speak Easy episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you how to make your English sound natural by mastering “s” endings on plural nouns and third-person singular verbs....READ MORE

Speak Easy #03 – Linking

In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne teach you a connected speech feature called linking, or connecting one word to the other, in order to sound more fluent. [powerpress]...READ MORE