Phonetics in English: The Basics of English Phonetics

In our first lesson, we will talk about the Phonetics. Phonetics is the study of the sounds used in human speech. It’s all about understanding the physical properties of speech sounds, how they are produced, and how they are perceived. Benefits of Learning Phonetics: By using Phonetic Alphabet you can know how to pronounce a certain word in English. Improving your understanding of phonetics can: Enhance your pronunciation: Speak more clearly and confidently.Improve your listening: Better understand different accents and dialects.Appreciate language diversity: Understand the intricate relationship between sound and meaning. Here is a list of the International Phonetic Alphabet … Read more

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A1.1 English Reading Part: Believe in yourself!

Level difficulty Grammar prep time Vocabulary cooking time Skill total_time Table of POst Believe in yourself! Believe in yourself! You are amazing. You can do a lot of things. Take small steps every day and you can reach your goals. Remember, progress is progress. Every day is a new chance. You have unique talents. You can achieve great things! Normal Speed Slow Speed Pronunciation bɪˈliv ɪn jərˈsɛlf! ju ɑr əˈmeɪzɪŋ. ju kæn du ə lɑt ʌv θɪŋz. teɪk smɔl stɛps ˈɛvəri deɪ ænd ju kæn riʧ jʊər ɡoʊlz. rɪˈmɛmbər, ˈprɑˌɡrɛs ɪz ˈprɑˌɡrɛs. ˈɛvəri deɪ ɪz ə nu ʧæns. ju hæv … Read more

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Speaking 3 – The Train Station

A conversation between Lisa and someone about finding directions. Lisa wants to reach the train station and is asking someone on the street for help. Lisa: Excuse me, where is the train station. Can you help me?Stranger: Of course! Walk straight and then turn left at the traffic light.Lisa: Straight and then left, got it. Is it far?Stranger: No, it’s quite close. Just a five-minute walk.Lisa: Great, thanks!Stranger: After the sign, turn right.Lisa: Turn right after the sign. Perfect. Thank you so much!Stranger: You’re welcome! Have a safe trip! And now, repeat these sentences aloud. Excuse mewhere is the train … Read more

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Speaking 2 – Lisa is at the mall.

let’s imagine a simple shopping conversation between Lisa and the cashier: Lisa: Hello! I want to buy some clothes.Cashier: Hi there! Welcome. How can I help you today?.Lisa: I need a new dress for a party. Do you have dresses?Cashier: Yes, we do! Dresses are in that section over there.Lisa: Thank you! I really like this one. How much is it?Cashier: That dress is $30. Would you like to try?Lisa: Yes, please. It fits perfectly! I take it.Cashier: Great choice! Anything else?Lisa: No, thanks.Cashier: Alright. Your total is $30. Cash or card?Lisa: I pay with my card, pleaseCashier: Have a … Read more

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Listening 1

Celebrating Culture Listen and answer the questions. What is the passage about? What is the most important thing you noticed in the passage? Vocabulary

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Speaking 1 – first meeting.

The most effective way to improve your English speaking is through practice. The best way to practice is by engaging in conversations with someone. You can enhance your skills by applying the practices recommended below to improve your English speaking, especially in situations where there is no one to talk to Here’s a simple conversation between two people meeting for the first time: Person A: Hi, I’m Alex. What’s your name?Person B: Hi, Alex! I’m Sarah.Person A: Nice to meet you, Sarah!Person B: Nice to meet you too, Alex.Person A: Where are you from, Sarah?Person B: I’m from London. And … Read more

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