English Pronunciation Tip of the Day

Tip Index

Tip1  Spelling-to-sound: a is never /V/

Tip 2  The suffix <-ham>.

Tip 3  Tricky pairs

Tip 4  The word ending <-ate>

Tip 5   Dictation Practice

Tip 6  Spelling to sound: <ng>

Tip 7  Spelling to sound: silent <l>

Tip 8  Review of tips 1 - 7

Tip 9  No weak form!

Tip 10 The placename ending <-borough>  

Tip 11  Stress and suffixes: <-ic>, <-ical>

Tip 12  Quiz

Tip 13  Roads and Streets

Tip 14  Have, has, had

Tip15  Clear and dark l

Tip 16  Silent h

Tip 17  Intonation: wh questions

Tip 18 A puzzle

Tip 19 Some errors

Tip 20 Spelling to sound: <wor>  

Tip 21 Afternoon

Tip 22 Suffixes and stress: <-ity>

Tip 23 Spelling to sound: <-ce> <-se>

Tip 24 The word ending <-ment>

Tip 25 Multiple Choice Quiz

Tip 26 Vowel recognition

Tip 27 The word ending <-ard>

Tip 28 Berry and <-berry>

Tip 29 Silent <g>

Tip 30 Placename endings: <-bury>, <-ford>, <-worth>  

Tip 31 The word ending <-sis>

Tip 32  <o>

Tip 33 Weak form practice

Tip 34 Silent <b>

Tip 35 Word endings <-sten> and <-stle>

Tip 36 Quiz on stress

Tip 37 Spelling to sound: <-ear>

Tip 38 Usual, usually

Tip 39 Suffixes and stress: <-aire>, <-eer>, <-ette>

Tip 40 <ss>  

Tip 41 Word ending <-age>

Tip 42 <-se> again

Tip 43 Word endings : <-ac> <-ad>

Tip 44 <oo>

Tip 45 Yet again <-se>

Tip 46 Quiz on <o>

Tip 47 Spelling to sound: <ough>

Tip 48 Vowel recognition: /Q O:/

Tip 49 Spelling to sound: <wa> <wha> <qua> <quaw>

Tip 50 Words beginning <res->  

Tip 51 Irregular plurals: <-th>

Tip 52 Placename endings: <folk> <wich> <wick>

Tip 53 Spelling to sound: <augh>

Tip 54 Review

Tip 55 <ind>

Tip 56 One more time <-se>

Tip 57 <ou>

Tip 58 The suffix <-ed>

Tip 59 Silent <d>

Tip 60 The placename ending <-cester>  

Tip 61 Disappearing /t/

Tip 62 Change of voicing

Tip 63 Silent <w>

Tip 64 Compound stress (1)

Tip 65 <ou> again

Tip 66 The word-ending <our>

Tip 67 Clipping

Tip 68 The suffixes <-ary> and <-ory>

Tip 69 Fruit juice and biscuits

Tip 70 <th>  

Tip 71 Stress and suffixes: <-ian>

Tip 72 The prefix <un->

Tip 73 Stranding

Tip 74 Nucleus (1)

Tip 75 The word ending <-et>

Tip 76 Graph

Tip 77 Nucleus (2)

Tip 78 Less

Tip 79 The name ending <-stone>

Tip 80 Stranding again  

Tip 81 Compound verbs and the nucleus

Tip 82 <eu>, <ew>

Tip 83 Stranding: an exception

Tip 84 <ai>

Tip 85 Approximant devoicing

Tip 86 Compound stress (2)

Tip 87 The name ending <-chester>

Tip 88 Reflexive pronouns and the nucleus

Tip 89 Compound verbs and the nucleus (2)

Tip 90 Nuclear tones: High Fall  

Tip 91 Uses of High Fall nuclear tone (1)

Tip 92 Smoothing

Tip 93 The word ending <-en>

Tip 94 /r/ insertion

Tip 95 Spot the nucleus

Tip 96 Transcription exercise

Tip 97 Assimilation (1)

Tip 98 No syllabic /n/, please!

Tip 99 Nuclear tones: low rise

Tip 100 Dictation practice

Tip 101 Assimilation (2)

Tip 102 No schwa!

Tip 103 Nuclear tones: Fall-Rise

Tip 104 Disappearing /d/.

Tip 105 Glottal stop

Tip 106 Quiz

Tip 107 Stress and compound adjectives

Tip 108 Assimilation (3)

Tip 109 Consonant sequences involving affricates

Tip 110 No schwa again.  

Tip 111 Spot the schwa

Tip 112 <-ful>, <-fully>

Tip 113 <ex->

Tip 114 <s> > /Z/

Tip 115 Because

Tip 116 Do-nothing suffixes

Tip 117 Vowel hunt

Tip 118 Vowel hunt

Tip 119 Spelling to sound: <ar>

Tip 120 Find the rhymes  

Tip 121 Stress in compounds: black

Tip 122 Spelling to sound: <or>

Tip 123 The prefix <pre->

Tip 124 Stress in compounds: off-

Tip 125 Stress in compounds: blue, green, red

Tip 126 The word ending: <-ique>

Tip 127 The word ending: <-ane>

Tip 128 Non-silent <-e>

Tip 129 Combining forms and stress

Tip 130 Some debatable words  

Tip 131 Stress in compounds: high

Tip 132 <au>

Tip 133 Compounds and stress: top

Tip 134 Compounds and stress: up, down

Tip 135 The word-ending <-ee>

Tip 136 <oo> again

Tip 137 Stress in compounds: out-

Tip 138 Quiz: The ending <-ise>

Tip 139 The prefix <trans->

Tip 140 Names  

Tip 141 <eo>

Tip 142 Some very odd words

Tip 143 Compounds and stress again

Tip 144 Names: Mc, Mac

Tip 145 Abbreviations

Tip 146 Stress and compounds: old, new

Tip 147 Multiple pronunciations

Tip 148 Error spotting

Tip 149 <con-> <com->

Tip 150 bass  

Tip 151 Quiz: stress in compounds

Tip 152 The ending -chief

Tip 153 Quiz on s and ss

Tip 154 The word ending -ine

Tip 155 Cathedral

Tip 156 /r/

Tip 157 Transcription exercise

Tip 158 Tricky words

Tip 159 <gh>

Tip 160 Compound adjectives: <-proof>

Tip 161 Compound adjectives: <-worthy>

Tip 162 Perhaps

Tip 163 Schwa deletion in the first syllable

Tip 164 <er> = /A:/

Tip 165 Two-part placenames

Tip 166 Intonation: How to sound reassuring

Tip 167 Quiz on <ough>

Tip 168  <v>

Tip 169 <qu>

Tip 170 It ain't what you say...


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