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October 3, 2016

The American Accent Workbook by Michelle Deya Knoop will be available to clients soon...it incorporates the best explanations, charts, exercises, and practice used by EnglishWorks' coaches. 

September 4, 2015

By voicing and devoicing consonants correctly, you can sound more like a native English speaker. This is simple to learn and can make a big difference in your accent.

          Voicing is when we engage the vocal chords in the throat to create sound, as we do with /b/,...

July 17, 2014

One of the difficulties language learners face is knowing which form of a word to use. Do I say, "difficult" or "difficulty"? A non-native speaker might say something like "I have a lot of difficult to do that," using the adjective instead of the noun form. How do we k...

May 28, 2014

Why is English spelling so crazy??

Have you ever thought that spelling in English has no rhyme or reason? Some words that should rhyme don't, and some that shouldn't rhyme, do. Here's some examples from an excerpt of a poem you might have seen before, published in 1902:

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Why is English spelling so crazy??

Have you ever thought that spelling in English has no rhyme or reason? Some words that should rhyme don't, and some...

Why is English Spelling So Crazy??

May 28, 2014

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