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Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Mar 15 Mar - 12:01

Howdy.

Other ways to pronounce English... American English.

Rachel has a new (for me) way to explain English pronunciation and I like it as it's easier and permits to speak quicker.

Rachel provides oodles of excellent YouTube videos.
From now, I will post her lessons here (instead of "English Idioms 2").



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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Jeu 17 Mar - 11:38



Tx Rachel:

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  MurielB le Jeu 17 Mar - 23:05

I never use gonna and wanna but it is true Rachel is a very good teacher !

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Jeu 17 Mar - 23:25

MurielB a écrit:I never use gonna and wanna but it is true Rachel is a very good teacher !
Muriel,
You're not obliged to write "gonna" and "wanna" but both words are what is pronounced in daily American.

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Ven 18 Mar - 10:29


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Message  gerardM le Dim 20 Mar - 17:41


Speaking English Rachel's English at the Farmer's Market! - American Pronunciation

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Dim 20 Mar - 18:16

gerardM a écrit:
Back to this video I pointed out a few posts ago...
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Yesterday I posted a comment on Pierre's blog about the rather difficult (when the French are not aware enough) pronunciation of vowels such as "a" - I wrote the French couldn't even make a difference where EMTs counted several obviously different sounds.
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In this video, Rachel spends 3 minutes on "that" drawing our attention on ways to pronounce the ending "t".
True! if there're x ways to pronounce the vowel "a", there're also mainly 2 ways to pronounce the ending "t": soft-t and flat-t depending on the syllable that follows; in her examples, she also speaks about a "that her" in which the "h" is ignored so that the pronounciation uses a flat-t (meaning approx d) followed by a vowel "er".

The above word were pointing out the ending "t" of "that" but Rachel could also have spoken about the starting "th" that also has several ways...

NB: As usual with YouTube, take a look on the right side to discover several exciting lessons by Rachel -> Rachel's YouTube Videos

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Dim 20 Mar - 18:17


Speaking English How to Pronounce 'to the' in a Sentence: American English
Rachel's English –…
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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Lun 21 Mar - 14:23


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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Jeu 24 Mar - 10:01


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Message  gerardM le Jeu 24 Mar - 10:08


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Message  gerardM le Jeu 24 Mar - 10:09


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Message  gerardM le Jeu 24 Mar - 10:10


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Re: Rachel's English

Message  MurielB le Jeu 24 Mar - 14:43

Hi Gérard, everyone !
I have carefully listened to those two ladies but I don't find their accents very different, anyway i will listened to them several times because there are differences and it is very important to make them out.

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Re: Rachel's English

Message  gerardM le Sam 26 Mar - 21:49


Speaking English Homophones: American English Pronunciation

Speaking English Homophones: American English Pronunciation
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