Tag: Pronunciation

Improving your intonation with Lyrics: Chunking & Chanting

PART I: Chunking We will apply what we learnt about Intonation & Stress: Pick one of the following Lyrics and print it out: A1: What can I do (The Corrs) – Lyrics A2: Enjoy the silence (Depeche Mode) – Lyrics B1: Spending my time (Roxette) – Lyrics B2: Dear Jessie (Madonna) – Lyrics C1: Brand new day (Sting) – Lyrics Mark all the pauses […]


English vowels, consonants & diphthongs

We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on the English Sounds in class:  You can download an interactive Phonemic Chart here (with sound). EXERCISES: Click on the following links to access a handout on English sounds (vowels, diphthongs and consonants), and then complete the English sounds exercise. Check what you’ve learned with these online exercises: Vowel […]