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Day 1. What's Tim's tip?

Episode 201123 / 23 Nov 2020

5 Days of tips and challenges to help you improve your pronunciation

Welcome to Day 1 - Today's challenges

Tim set two challenges for you today:

  1. How many sounds are there in English?
  2. What are the main things to focus on when improving pronunciation?

You can find the answers to these questions by following this link:

>> FOLLOW THIS LINK TO FIND THE ANSWERS

Look for episodes of the series Sounds of English and watch the Introduction video at the top of the page.

Tim's Tip

You can watch a video that demonstrates each of the sounds of English. A useful way to improve your pronunication is to practise the sounds yourself in front of a mirror and also record yourself to compare with the model from the video.

Tim's homework

If you would like to learn more about the sounds of English and try an exercise, you can download this task sheet. The answers are included!

>> DOWNLOAD SOUNDS OF ENGLISH EXERCISE

Next

Don't forget to come back for Day 2 to find out the answer to Tim's question. For more pronunciation practice, try Tim's Pronunciation Workshop.

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