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The American English Pronunciation podcasts teaches non-native English speakers and ESL/ELL students correct English pronunciation in short lessons. Learn, listen, repeat!

1: The English 'th sounds' /θ, ð/
3/19/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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2: The English /t/ and /d/
3/24/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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3: The English /s/ and /z/
4/1/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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4: The American English /r/
4/7/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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5: The American English /r/ and /l/
4/15/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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6: American English r-controlled vowels /ɚ, ɑr, ɔr, ɛr/
4/23/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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7: Pronouncing /w/ and /y/
4/30/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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12: Common contractions in American English
6/4/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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13: Informal contractions in American English
6/11/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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14: Linking consonant sounds
6/18/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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15: Linking vowel sounds
6/24/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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16: Reduced Pronouns: 'he, him, her,' and 'them'
7/2/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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17: The 'sh' /ʃ/ and 'zh' /ʒ/ in English
7/9/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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18: The /f/ and /v/ in English
7/16/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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19: -ed ending pronunciation
7/23/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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20: The Rhythm Rule and Sentence Stress
7/30/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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21: The Rhythm Rule and sentence stress, continued
8/6/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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22: Review all the sounds covered so far
8/13/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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23: The /p/ and /b/ in English
8/20/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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24: The 'ch' /ʧ/ and 'j' /ʤ/ pronunciation in English
8/27/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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25: The 'ng' sound /ŋ/ (as in 'song') pronunciation
9/3/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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26: English /m/ and /n/ pronunciation
9/10/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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27: The /g/ and /k/, stops in American English
9/17/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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28: The /h/ (as in 'hello' and 'happy')
9/24/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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31: -ic suffix word syllable stress
10/15/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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35: there, their, they're: they're all said the same!
11/15/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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36: Japanese speaker special
11/16/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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38: 'idea'--a troublesome little 4-letter word
12/6/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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39: 'quit, quite,' and 'quiet'
12/10/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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40: 'been,' not 'bean': /bɪn/, not /bin/
12/17/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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42: Spanish speakers special episode
12/30/2008, 12:00:00 AM
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44: Letter 'x' pronunciations: /ks/ or /gz/
1/14/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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45: Chinese speakers special episode
1/21/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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48: 'talk' and 'walk' and other '-alk' /ɔk/ words
2/11/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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52: Linking from the -ed ending
3/11/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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53: Phrasal verb sentence stress
3/18/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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55: Intonation and high pitch words, an introduction
4/1/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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56: Extra-high pitch words for extra intensity
4/8/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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57: Comparing extra-high and rising pitch words
4/15/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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58: Pitch Boundaries, Rising and Falling
4/22/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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59: Falling pitch boundaries on yes/no questions
5/6/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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#60 Tag questions aren't really questions, are they?
5/13/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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61: The American /t/ as a quick /d/
5/21/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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65: Uh-oh! The glottal stop in place of /t/
6/24/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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69: Numbers: Teens versus Tens (as in 19 vs. 90)
7/22/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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73: Reducing the word 'of' to /ə/
8/26/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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81: "About a boat," comparing /oʊ/ and /aʊ/
11/10/2009, 12:00:00 AM
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93: Do you accidentally make your /l/ into /w/?
2/10/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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96: How 'women' could have been 'wimmen'
3/10/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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97: The transition from 'used to' to 'useta'
3/17/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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99: Three-word informal contractions
3/31/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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100: A Hundred/One Hundred
4/7/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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101: Subtle oddities of the word 'subtle'
4/14/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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102: Russian/Ukrainian Special Episode
4/21/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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104: Pronouncing 'pronounce' and 'pronunciation'
5/5/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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110: Troublesome /v/ and /f/
6/23/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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111: Linking /v/ and /f/
7/7/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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112: Dropping the /d/
7/21/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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113: The /h/, like a chameleon
8/4/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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114: 'Puff' (aspiration) details of stop sounds
8/18/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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115: Sound combinations: sp-, st-, sk-, sc-
9/1/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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116: Using 'ain't'
9/15/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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117: Suffixes with /ʧ/ (ch sound)
9/29/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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118: The prefix re-
10/13/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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119: The bunched /r/
10/27/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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123: A Merry, Marry, Mary Christmas
12/22/2010, 12:00:00 AM
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124: French words in English
1/4/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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125: Unstressed syllables, part 1
1/19/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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126: Unstressed syllables, part 2
2/2/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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127: Portuguese speakers special, part 1
2/17/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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128: The pronunciations of i-consonant-e
3/2/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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129: Portuguese speakers special, part 2
3/16/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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130: 2-syllable word stress
3/30/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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131: The word "new" in place names
4/28/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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132: ea spelling: long e or short e
5/18/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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133: t/d, p/b, and k/g at the beginning of a word
6/1/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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134: consonant-y-consonant
6/15/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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135: m sound/n sound/ng sound
6/29/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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137: 'ct' spelling plus -ed and -s ending
7/27/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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138: Pronunciation of 'often'
8/10/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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139: Pronunciation of 'sure'
8/31/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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140: The 'oo' spelling of the words 'foot' and 'soon'
9/14/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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141: We "recently" changed our t sound lesson
9/28/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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142: The syllabic /l/
10/12/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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143: Don't over-pronounce sounds
11/2/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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144: -ed ending exceptions
11/30/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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145: a, e,i, o, u and sometimes y
12/14/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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146: Happy "New" Year!
12/28/2011, 12:00:00 AM
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147: The -ious suffix
1/11/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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148: More 'th' sounds practice
2/1/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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149: Practicing the /w/ and /v/
2/15/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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150: Common spellings and non-phonetic words
2/29/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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151: j/ch sounds plus -ed ending
3/14/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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152: 's-c-h' and the word 'schedule'
4/4/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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153: 'Look at Luke!'
4/18/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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154: 'She sells seashells'
5/2/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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155: The f sound and semi-irregular plurals
5/16/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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156: Silent letters in high-frequency words
5/30/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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157: Native French speakers special!
6/27/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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158: Vowels plus voiced and unvoiced consonants
7/11/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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159: What are non-phonetic words?
7/25/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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160: w+a (want), w+a-r (warm), w+o-r (work)
8/8/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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161: Schwa in 2-syllable words
8/29/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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162: The differences between /b/ and /v/
9/12/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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164: Consonant clusters in English
10/10/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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165: What is the vocal tract?
10/24/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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166: Understanding /ŋ/, the 'ng' sound
11/7/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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167: When to use the informal contraction 'useta'
12/5/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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168: Stress pronunciation patterns in 3-syllable words
12/19/2012, 12:00:00 AM
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169: Pronouncing 'Seattle'
1/9/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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170: 'schwa+r' /ɚ/ paragraph practice
1/23/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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171: The silent /l/ in the word 'salmon'
2/6/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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174: 3-sound clusters beginning with 's'
3/20/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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175: Short Vowels Minimal Sets
4/3/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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176: Swearing!
4/17/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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177: -ate suffix revisited--advanced lesson
5/1/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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178: "Feeling" the vibration of vowel sounds
5/15/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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179: The silent /p/ in 'pneumatic' and 'psychology'
6/5/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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180: 'because'→'cuz': stressed, unstressed, informal
6/19/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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181: The troublesome 'thr' /θr/ combination
7/3/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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182: 'on' and 'off': /ɑn/ and /ɔf/
7/17/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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183: expected and unexpected /s/ and /ʃ/ minimal pairs
7/31/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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184: Pronouncing /ʒ/ the 'zh sound'
8/14/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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185: From /ʒ/ to /ʤ/ ('zh' to 'j')
8/28/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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186: Fake it 'til you make it!
9/11/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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187: 'Fall' and 'autumn'
10/2/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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188: Heteronyms: 'Lead' rhymes with 'read'
10/16/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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189: Linking magic!
10/30/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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190: From 'wait time' to 'snack time'
11/13/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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191: The difference between 'my car' and 'Mike are'
11/27/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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192: Special holiday words
12/5/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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193: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
12/19/2013, 12:00:00 AM
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194: 'faux pas, chauffeur, fiance,' and more
1/22/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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195: Dropping the /k/ in 'asked' (HIMYM)
2/5/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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196: Do you say 'people' as 'peopo'?
2/26/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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197: Linking vowels to sound fluent!
3/26/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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199: Would you like some coffee or tea?
6/25/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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200: A new spelling poem!
10/1/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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201: Why is 'symptom' pronounced that way?
10/16/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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202: How similar are /n/ and /l/?
11/12/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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203: When /t/ sounds like /d/ during linking: alveolar stop
12/31/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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204: How 'have to' becomes 'hafta'
1/14/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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205: Dealing with 'o-u-g-h'
1/28/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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206: I like/I'd like... bacon!
2/11/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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207: Why is 'quarter' so hard to say?
2/25/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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208: Cone/corn, coat/court
3/11/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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210: '-ue' ending (unique, avenue, and rescue)
7/27/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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211: Compare /æ/ and /ɑ/ ('short a' and 'short o')
3/28/2016, 8:12:56 PM
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212: /r+ɚ/ “explore” into “explorer”
7/25/2016, 2:43:52 AM
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213: Intonation of Wh- Questions
8/7/2016, 1:59:53 AM
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214: Yes/No Pitch Patterns
8/20/2016, 9:49:19 PM
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215: Adding "bonus" information by using a low pitch
9/1/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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218: Learn to hear vowels to learn to pronounce them
10/14/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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219: /g+n/ as in "signal" and "ignore"
10/26/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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220: The 'n-g' spelling creates /ŋ/, as in the word 'song'
11/12/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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221: Compare 'unvoiced th' to /f/, /s/, and /t/
11/29/2016, 5:05:31 PM
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