Free video lessons on American English Intonation
In these lessons, Julie teaches you all about American English intonation, including intonation of words, phrases, and sentences, with innovative and fun practice techniques. You'll learn about all levels of American English intonation, and then perfect your intonation skills with exercises in each lesson.
Advanced Intonation: Statements and Questions
Intonation in American English can be challenging to master. Maybe you've learned that WH questions always have downward intonation at the end...but then you hear a native speaker use upward intonation with a WH question. Why did they do that? Didn't that violate the "intonation rule"? In this video, you'll learn both the basic and advanced intonation patterns for statements, Yes/No questions, and WH questions, and you'll have a chance to practice with me at the end!Read More Jan
3 Rules to Using Thought Groups in American English
In spoken English, your pronunciation is just as important as your rhythm! An important part of rhythm is thought groups - the way you pause between groups of words and use intonation to add meaning to your message. This video will teach you 3 rules to using thought groups - when to pause, when NOT to pause, and how to chunk your words together so they sound natural!Read More