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Speak to me only with thine eyes and I will hear every word you say. Unique in a mix of sounds and intonation, an accent can be an aural delight to the listener. Often he or she will stare at the speaker quizzically, and in some cases smile and even comment with something such as, "What an interesting accent you have!" What is really going on in that exchange considering the speaker and listener have their own unique accents? Every person has a specific speech pattern
Would you like to give your 4-5 year old children or pupils challenging activities for learning to recognise letters of the alphabet and their sounds through the use of workbooks? Whether you are using commercially produced or handwritten materials, they will contain the following popular activities
Pronunciation is an important aspect of learning English. If you learn the incorrect pronunciation of a word, you may not understand it when someone pronounces the word correctly.
Because Arabic is a Semitic language, it differs significantly from English, which has a European language base. Native Arabic speakers may have a particularly difficult time with the aspects of English which do not exist in Arabic.
English is not an easy language to learn. Even ESL students who have a background of two or more languages often find English to be rather confusing and difficult to learn. However, it is the pronunciation that trips most students up.
The voiced and unvoiced consonants. In this section we will try to clarify the difference between the voiced consonants and the unvoiced consonants. If you want to master English pronunciation you have to able to distinguish between these two types of consonants.