Do you know what the key to mastering any language is?
Well, whether it is for pleasure, personal interest or work needs, in order to learn and master any new language, you have to practice, but not just any practice you have to find an effective practice for your ESL Class and the office.
In order to practice effectively you must find the best tools for you, tools that really inspire you and make it easy for you to improve different skills in other languages.
Here we give you 8 tips to help you improve your pronunciation of business English; choose one or several that work for you:
1.Choose a paragraph and read it aloud.
2.Choose a paragraph and mark each sentence with a sound script (helpful pronunciation clue). This will help you read more naturally and pronounce correctly.
3.Choose a few sentences from your reading material and highlight content words. Read the sentences focusing on accenting these words while quickly speaking over the structure words.
4.Once you become comfortable reading a single paragraph aloud, read an entire page by reading a paragraph aloud and then reading the next one silently.
5.Choose some nursery rhymes to practice. These will help you with pronunciation through rhythm.
6.Read a short story or a few paragraphs to a friend who is also studying English. Compare the differences and discuss what might be the reasons for the differences.
7.Choose a paragraph, short article or newspaper story with new vocabulary. Use the Babylon dictionary or other online pronunciation resource to help you learn the correct pronunciation of the words.
8.Read a play with some friends. Each friend takes a different part. Start with short scenes. Once you are comfortable, read longer pieces together.
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