TOEFL iBT Pronunciation

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation: Take my Pronunciation Challenge; Improve your Pronunciation Today

Michael Buckhoff’s “7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT Exam!” “Give me a power-packed TOEFL lesson!” [kaltura-widget wid=”pr79h5l7zv” width=”410″ height=”364″ addpermission=”3″ editpermission=”3″ /] For information, go here: Michael Buckhoff’s “7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT Exam!” “I want my lesson now!” Watch Videos: Are You Afraid of the TOEFL iBT, Learn about …

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TOEFL iBT Pronuncation: Do You Have Any Trouble With Word Stress When You Speak English?

Michael Buckhoff’s “7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT Exam!” “Give me a power-packed TOEFL lesson!” [kaltura-widget wid=”aqrwwcb068″ width=”410″ height=”364″ addpermission=”3″ editpermission=”3″ /] For more information, go here: Michael Buckhoff’s “7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT Exam!” “I want my lesson now!” Watch Video: Learn about S.T.E.A.L.T.H. Why should I make a …

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation–[e] and [ɛ] vowel sounds: Do You Know the Difference?

Listen to this post: Pronouncing Gate and Get Vowel Sounds To have clear pronunciation, you need to pronounce your vowels sounds clearly since they vital to the syllables of the words you speak. In some cases, it may be hard for you to distinguish one vowel sound from another. Two such vowels are the mid …

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation: Avoiding Word Stress Shifts with Compound Nouns, Two-Noun Compounds, Reflexive Pronouns, and Ten and Teen Numbers

Listen to this post: toefl-ibt-and-word-stress-part-one In words of two or more syllables, one of the syllables is stronger than the others. For example, note the stressed syllable in the following words: MIsion, teleVIsion, rePUblican, and uniVERsity. Having appropriate word stress patterns involves not only your ability to stress the correct syllable but also your ability …

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation: Avoiding Irregular Word Stress Shifts with Compound Adverbs, Two Word Verbs, Two-Syllable Nouns and Verbs, Verbs with Prefixes, and Abbreviations and Symbols

Listen to this post: word_stress_part_two_and_toefl_ibt_prounuciation To continue to improve your pronunciation of word stress, you will need to become familiar with word stress patterns of various word combinations. For example, how would you pronounce the following words: downwind, watch over, underestimate, USA, and autistic? What about conduct when used as a verb or when it …

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation: Comparing Vowel Sounds “Rook,” “Rule,” and “Rut”–[U], [u], and [ʌ]

Listen to this post: http://www.bettertoeflscores.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/u-u-and-wedge-vowel-sounds.wav To be intelligible in English, you must be able to pronounce your vowel sounds correctly. Since there are fifteen vowel sounds in American English, it is also important to differentiate among different vowel sounds. Three such vowels are the [U] as in rook, the [u] as in blue, and the …

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American Idol Encore 2 and TOEFL iBT Speaking: Improve your Pronunciation and Have Fun Doing It

Today, Angela, my wife of 14 years, set up our American Idol Encore 2 Nintendo Wii game by Karaoke Revolution. One of the first songs Angela sang was Sweet Escape, as you can watch by clicking here, by Gwen Stefani. During the song, Angela came to the most difficult and fast-moving lyrics of the song: …

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