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Saturday Nov 24th 2012
English Pronunciation Podcast 92-
Using Focus Words for Clear Comunication
Learn how to improve your ability to comunicate in English by using focus words.

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Saturday May 5th 2012
English Pronunciation Podcast 91-
Using Contractions to Improve your Accent- Part II.
Learn how to improve your English pronunciation and accent by using another important contractions.

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Saturday Nov 26th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 90-
Using Contractions to Improve your Accent.
Learn how to improve your English pronunciation and accent by using contractions.

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Saturday Oct 29th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 89-
Reduced Forms-Part II: How Americans "really" speak English.
Learn how to pronounce English with an authentic native accent by using reduced forms.

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Saturday Sept 24th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 88-
Reduced Forms: How Americans "really" speak English.
Learn how to pronounce English with an authentic native accent by using reduced forms.

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Saturday Jun 4th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 87-
The Vowels: /a/ vs. /æ/: "hot " vs."hat" :
Learn how to hear and pronounce the difference between these two vowels.

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Saturday May 21st 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 86-
Final /l/: How to pronounce words that end in /l/ correctly: :
Make your pronunciation clear by learning the right way to pronounce this important sound.

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Saturday May 7th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 85-
How to Pronounce Long Words that end in <ate>: :
Learn the rule for determining the syllable stress in words that end with the suffix <ate> .

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Saturday Apr 23rd 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 84-
"chief", "chef" and "chemical"- The different pronounciations of <ch> :
Same letters but three different pronunciations! Learn how to pronounce the spelling pattern correctly.

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Saturday Apr 09th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 83-
"chip vs. "ship" -Distinguishing between the consonants /tʃ/ and /ʃ/.
Learn how to pronounce the difference between these consonants of English.

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Saturday Mar 28th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 82-
Silent Letter <b>
Learn how to recognize and pronounce words with silent <b>.

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Saturday Mar 12th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 81-
The Vowels: /i/ vs. /I/ "eat" vs "it".
Learn how to pronounce these two important vowels distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday Feb 26th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 80-
The Rhythm of English: Which words do we stress in a sentence:
Learn how to choose the right words to stress when speaking with an American accent.

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Saturday Feb 12th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 79-
"Thought", "though" and "tough"- the different pronunciations of <ough>.
Same vowel letters but different vowel pronunciation! Learn more about the spelling pattern <ough>.

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Saturday Jan 29th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 78-
The Vowels: Different pronunciations of <ou>- "county" vs. "country"
Same vowel letters but different vowel pronunciation! Learn more about the spelling pattern <ou>.

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Saturday Jan 15th 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 77-
Connected Speech (linking )Part II-
Make your English sound more fluent and flowing by learning how to connect sounds of English.

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Saturday Jan 1st 2011
English Pronunciation Podcast 76-
Silent Letter "l"-
Learn how to identify silent "l" and practice using it in key words and expressions.

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Saturday Dec 25th 2010
English Pronuncaion Podcast 75-
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Saturday Dec 11 2010
English Pronuncaion Podcast 74-
The Rhythm and Intonation of English-
Choosing the "focus word" in a phrase:
How to speak English clearly with the correct rhythm and stress.

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Saturday Nov 27 2010
English Pronuncaion Podcast 73-
Syllable Stress in Compound Nouns-
How to pronounce words like "laptop" and "facebook" correctly :
Communicate more clearly by learning the rule for pronouncing "compound nouns" of English.

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Saturday Nov13th 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 72-
How Americans really pronounce <t> -review
This podcast teaches you when Americans pronounce <t> like /d/.

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Saturday Oct 30th 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 71-
The sound /pr/ as in "problem" and "approve"-
Make your accent sound more American by learning how to pronounce this common sound of English.

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Saturday Oct 16 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 70-
The Consonant /r/ -
How to pronounce this important consonant sound of English:
Make your accent sound more American by learning how to pronounce this common sound of English.

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Saturday Oct 2nd, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 69-
The Vowel /aɚ/ as in "car" and "start"-
How to pronounce this important vowel sound of English:
Make your accent sound more American by using this common vowel sound of English.

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Saturday Sept 18th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 68-
Recognizing the Vowel /ɚ/ by its Spelling.
This podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel /ɚ/ by its spelling and offers practice exercises
for using this vowel in your everyday speech.
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Saturday Sept 5th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 67-
The Vowel /ɚ/ Part II - Connecting /ɚ/ to the consonant /l/
as in the words "early" and "girl."
Learn how to pronounce this challenging connection of the vowel /ɚ/ to the consonant /l/.

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Saturday Jul 17th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 66-
The Vowel /ɚ/ as in "sir" and "early"-
How to pronounce this important vowel sound of English
.
The vowel /ɚ/ is one of the most common vowels in English.
Using it is one of the best ways to make your accent sound American.

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Saturday Jun 19th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 65-
Connected Speech (Linking)-

Make your English sound more fluent and flowing by learning how to connect sounds of English.

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SaturdayJun 5th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 64-
Vowel Quiz #3: The Difference between /æ/ and /ɛ
/:
Test Your knowledge of these important vowel sounds of English.

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Saturday May 22nd, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 63
Vowel Quiz #2- The Difference between /ə/ and /a/:
Test Your knowledge of these important vowel sounds of English.

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Saturday May 8th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 62
Vowel Quiz- The Difference between /i/ and /I/:
Test Your knowledge of these important vowel sounds of English.

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Saturday Apr 24th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 61-
Intonation Practice Continued:

Speak with the intonation and rhythm of an American accent using a special training exercise.

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Saturday Apr 10th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 60-
Intonation Pattern #1:
Jump Up, Jump Down
Learn and practice this important intonation pattern of the American accent .

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Saturday Mar 20th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 59-
Vowel Review /æ /:

Learn how to use this important vowel in everyday conversation with a special training exercise.

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Saturday Mar 6th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 58-
Moving the "Focus Word" in a Phrase. The rhythm and intonation of English- Part III

Learn another important rule for choosing which word in a phrase receives the most stress.

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Saturday Feb 20th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 57-
The Rhythm and Intonation of English- Part II: Choosing the "focus word" in a phrase.

Learn an important rule for choosing which word in a phrase receives the most stress.

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Saturday Feb 6th, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 56-
The Rhythm of English: Which words do we stress in a sentence: Learn how to choose the right words to stress when speaking with an American accent.

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Saturday Jan 23rd, 2010
English Pronunciation Podcast 55-
How to Pronounce <t> with an American Accent-Part IV
: This podcast teaches you when
and how Americans pronounce <t> with "the glottal stop."
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Saturday Dec 19th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 54-
How Americans Really Pronounce <t> Part III
: This podcast continues to teach you
when to pronounce <t> like /d/.

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Saturday Dec 5th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 53-
How Americans Really Pronounce <t> Part II
: This podcast teaches you
how and when Americans pronounce <t> like /d/.

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Saturday Nov 21st, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 52-
How Americans Pronounce <t> :
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce the consonant <t> correctly and with an American accent.

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Saturday Nov 7th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 51-
Consonant Review:
This podcast reviews the consonants which we learned in recent podcasts: the consonants /s/, /z/, /ʃ/, /ʒ/, /tʃ/ and /dʒ/. Practice exercises will make your pronunciation of these important consonants clear and distinct.

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Saturday Oct 24th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 50-
How to Distinguish Between the Consonants /dʒ/ and /y/:
This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you how to pronounce /dʒ/ as in" jet"and /y/ as in "yet", distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday Oct 10th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 49-
How to Distinguish Between the Consonants /dʒ/ and /ʒ/:
This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you how to pronounce /dʒ/ and /ʒ/ distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday Sept 12th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 48-
How to Pronounce the Consonant /ʒ/:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce the consonant /ʃ/ as in the word "usually" and "vision" with an American accent.

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Saturday Sept 12th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 47-

Recognizing and Using the Consonant /ʃ/: This podcast teaches you how to recognize the consonant /ʃ/ by its different spellings and offers practice exercises for using this sound in your everyday speech.

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Saturday Aug 1st, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 46-

How to Distinguish Between the Consonants /s/ and /ʃ/: This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you how to pronounce /s/ and /ʃ/ distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday July 25th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 45-

How to Pronounce the Consonant /ʃ/: This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /ʃ/ with an American accent.

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Saturday July 18th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 44-
Pronouncing the Letter <s> as /z/:
This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you the rules for when to pronounce <s> as /z/.

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Saturday July 11th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 43-

How to Distinguish Between the Consonants /s/ and /z/: This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you how to pronounce /s/ and /z/ distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday June 27th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 42-
How to Pronounce the Consonant /z/:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /z/ .

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Saturday June 20th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 41-
How to Pronounce and Recognize the Consonant /s/:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /s/ and recognize it by its spelling patterns.

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Saturday June 13th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 40-
How to Distinguish Between the Consonants /dʒ/ and /tʃ/:
This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you how to pronounce /dʒ/ and /tʃ/ distinctly and correctly.

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Saturday June 6th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 39-
How to Pronounce the Consonant /tʃ/: This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /tʃ/ as in the words "check" and "touch" correctly with an American accent.

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Saturday May30th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 38-
How to Pronounce the Consonant /dʒ/: This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /dʒ/ correctly with an American accent.

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Saturday May 23rd, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 37-
Vowel Review /ə/, /a/ and /ɔ/:
This podcast reviews the vowels /ə /, /a/ and /ɔ/. The practice exercises and phrases will help you develop the ability to hear and pronunounce the difference of these important vowels of English.

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Saturday May 16th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 36-
Front Vowel Review : This podcast is a review of the the front vowels /i/, /ɪ/, /ɛ/, /eɪ/ and /æ/.
This podcast provides practice exercises which will make your pronunciation of these important vowels clear and distinct. .

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Saturday May 9th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 35-
How to Distinguish between the Consonants /w/ and /v/:
This podcast improves your accent by teaching you how to hear and say the difference between /w/ and /v/.

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Saturday May 2nd, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 34-
How to Pronounce /w/:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce the consonant /w/ correctly like a native speaker.

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Saturday April 25th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 33-
How to Distinguish Between /b/ and /v/:
This podcast improves your accent by teaching you how to pronounce /b/ and /v/ distinctly and correctly..

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Saturday April 18th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 32-
The Consonants of English- "Stops" vs. "Continuants":
This podcast improves your pronunciation by teaching you the difference between "stop" and "continuant" consonants.

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Saturday April 11th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 31-
How to Pronounce Words that End <ed>:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce words that end in <ed>, the simple past form.

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Saturday April 4th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 30-
How to Pronounce Words that End in Voiced Consonants
: This podcast teaches you how to pronounce words that end in voiced consonants with a standard American accent.

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Saturday March 28th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 29-
Introduction to the Consonants of English:
This podcast teaches you the difference between voiced and voiceless consonants.

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Saturday March 21st, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 28-
How to pronounce the Letter <o>:
This podcast teaches you the various pronunciations of the letter <o>.

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Saturday March 14th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 27-
Distinguishing between /oʊ/ and /ɔ/:
This podcast teaches you how to distinguish between these vowels with a standard American accent.

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Saturday March 7th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 26-
Recognizing and Using The Vowel /oʊ/ :
This podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel /oʊ/ by its spelling and offers practice exercises for using this vowel in your everyday speech.

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Saturday February 28th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 25-
The Vowel /oʊ/ :
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce an important vowel in English: /oʊ /. Special Training exercises will help you master this essential sound so that you sound like an American speaker.

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Saturday February 21st, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 24-
Vowel Review /ə/, /a/ and /ɔ/ :
This podcast reviews the vowels /ə /, /a/ and /ɔ/. The practice exercises and phrases will help you develop the ability to hear and pronunounce the difference of these important vowels of English.

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Saturday February 14th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 23-
Recognizing and Using the Vowel / ɔ /:
This podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel /ɔ/ by its spelling and offers practice exercises and phrases for using this vowel in your everyday speech.

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Saturday February 7th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 22-
The Vowel / ɔ / :
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce / ɔ / correctly with a standard American accent and offers practice expressions, idioms and words that contain the vowel.

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Saturday January 31st, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 21-
How to Pronounce Long Words of Three or More Syllables
:This podcast teaches you a method for accurately pronouncing long words with an American accent.

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Saturday January 24th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 20-
Vowel Reduction in Unstressed Syllables :
Today's podcast teaches you how to use the vowels / ə / and /I/ in unstressed syllables to make your accent sound more like an American's.

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Saturday January 17th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 19-
Syllable Stress in Words of Three or More Syllables (Part III)
:This podcast teaches you another useful rule for finding the stress in words which have three or more syllables.

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Saturday January 10th, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 18-
Syllable Stress in Words of Three or More Syllables (Part II)
:This podcast continues to teach you how to find the stress in words which have three or more syllables.

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Saturday January 3rd, 2009
English Pronunciation Podcast 17-
Syllable Stress in Words of Three or More Syllables :
This podcast teaches you how to find the stress in words which have three or more syllables.

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Saturday December 27th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 16-
Holiday Greetings :
A holiday greeting from English Pronunciation Pod!

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Saturday December 20th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 15-
Syllable Stress Continued:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce words which may have two different stress patterns.

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Saturday December 13th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 14-
Syllable Stress
:This podcast teaches you the right way to stress a syllable, and teaches you how to determine which syllable is stressed in 2 syllable words.

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Saturday December 6th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 13-
Using the Vowel /ə/ "schwa" in Unstressed Syllables :
Today's podcast teaches you how to use the vowel /ə / in unstressed syllables to make your accent sound more like an American's.

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Saturday November 29th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 12-
The Vowel /ə/ (Part III) Recognizing and Using the Vowel /ə/:
Today's podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel / ə / by its spelling, and offers American expressions and idioms which contain this vowel.

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Saturday November 22nd, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 11-
The Vowel /ə/, (Part II) Distinguishing between /ə/ and /a/:
This podcast teaches you how to distinguish between these two vowels with an American accent.

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Saturday November 15th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 10-
The Vowel /ə/, "the schwa":
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce one of the most common vowels in English: /ə /,also known as the "schwa". Special Training exercises will help you master this essential sound so you sound like an American speaker.

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Saturday November 8th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 9-
Front Vowel Review:
This podcast is a review of the vowels which we have learned in the previous podcasts: the front vowels /i/, /I/, /ɛ /, /eI/ and /æ/. This podcast provides practice exercises which will make your pronunciation of these important vowels clear and distinct.

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Saturday November 1st, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 8-
How Americans Pronounce "Can" vs. "Can't":
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce "can" and "can't" just like an American. It's not as easy as you'd think. This lesson explains how you can hear and say the difference correctly.

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Saturday October 18th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 7-
The Vowels /æ /, /ɛ / and /a/
: This podcast teaches you how to distinguish between these essential vowels.

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Thursday October 8th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 6-
The Vowel /æ/:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce the vowel /æ/ correctly with a standard American accent and offers practice expressions and idioms and words which contain the vowel.

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Saturday September 27th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 5-
Recognizing and Using the Vowel /ɛ /:
This podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel /ɛ / by its spelling and offers practice exercises for using this vowel in your everyday speech.

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Friday September 19th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 4-
Vowels /ɛ / and /eI /:
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce /ɛ / and
/eI / accurately with special emphasis on learning how to distinguish between them.

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Thursday September 11th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 3-
Recognizing and Using the Vowel /I/:
Today's podcast teaches you how to recognize the vowel /I/ by its spelling, and shows you how to use this vowel to make your accent sound more like an American's.

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Thursday September 4th, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 2-
Vowels / i / and / I /
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce / i / and / I / accurately with special emphasis on learning how to distinguish between them.

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Thursday August 28, 2008
English Pronunciation Podcast 1-
Introduction to English Pronunciation
This podcast provides important background information about American pronunciation and an overview of what you will learn using this podcast.

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