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Learn English Through Songs

Listen to this sweet song by Karen Carpenter. There are many verbal commands used in the song which we may use in our daily conversation. Of course this song is a bit fast as well as the explanations, but you can always pause and repeat where and when necessary.

Learn English Through Songs

Listen to this lovely song by John Denver. Learn how the selected phrases are used in the song. The meaning of the phrases are given, along with the examples of sentences that will help you understand better.

Learn To Speak English

WORD STRESS Every word is made up of one, two, three or more syllables. We don't say every syllable with the same force or stress. In each word, we say one syllable louder, stronger or with more emphasis than the others. The syllables that are not stressed are called weak, small or quiet. Native speakers of English listen for the stressed syllable in a word and not the weak syllables. If you practice and use word stress in your speech you can improve your pronunciation and comprehension. Listen carefully to the explanation about word stress by Dan below:

Learn To Speak English

LINKINGWords are joined together when speaking. Understanding linking is important so that we are able to understand others better and others can understand us better. Linked words do not sound the same as when it is spoken alone. Speaking English focuses more on the sound than the spelling. Listen carefully to the explanation about linking by Dan below: