116. Want to master the pronunciation of English words? Listen to the rhythm


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Did you know that words have… RHYTHM?
Maybe not like a pop song or jazz, but words have rhythm as a result of the stressed and unstressed parts in the word.
Rhythm can help you significantly with your pronunciation and with understanding other people better.
In this episode, I share with you why.
To watch the video version and practice what you’ve learned in a list I created for you, head over to my website: https://theaccentsway.com/improve-pronunciation-english-words

For more on primary stress: https://theaccentsway.com/how-to-find-the-primary-stress-in-words/
Learn everything you need to know about the schwa: https://hadarshemesh.com/podcast/09/
And if you struggle with long words, watch this video: https://theaccentsway.com/long-words/

Here’s the whole list to practice with speeches:
How to sound like Reese Witherspoon https://theaccentsway.com/rhythm/
Simon Sinek Speech Analysis https://theaccentsway.com/speech-sinek/
American Intonation with Shonda Rhimes https://theaccentsway.com/shonda-rhimes-speech/

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