When I went to university, I shared a flat with a Scottish guy, whose accent was so strong I couldn’t understand him. He couldn’t understand me either, so we spent a few days writing the important things down for each other. We soon got used to each other’s accents and spent hours chatting after that!
Maybe you have had the same experience with someone who speaks your native language or maybe in English too. It’s often thought that pronunciation is focusing on how you make sounds in English – of course this is important, but it is equally as important to listen and notice the features of pronunciation too!
I have written a guide that will help you practise listening to the sounds of fast speech in English so that you feel more confident in conversation.
So studying pronunciation will really help both your speaking and listening, which means that you become more fluent! It really is a win-win situation! Download my pro tips to help you practice listening for pronunciation and become more confident in your speaking!
So what could working on listening for pronunciation do for you?