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PP32 | Fast vs. First

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Can you pronounce these two words clearly? Practice with this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast!

On the 32nd episode of the Pronunciation Point, we look at the following topic:

FAST vs. FIRST

These two words are sometimes hard to distinguish when pronouncing them. This is especially true for Japanese students.

Al explains the differences and gives a few examples in Pronunciation Point 32!

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Best of Periscope 2 | How to Pronounce “Congratulations”, Grammar Question – “Still”, Star Wars Ep. 7 Chat

On the 2nd episode of the Best of Periscope, we look at 3 different Periscope lessons and videos over the last few months:

1. Pronunciation: “Congratulations”
2. Grammar Question: “Still”
3. Star Wars Episode 7 Discussion

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PP31 | Word Stress: Countries and Nationalities

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Can you pronounce countries and nationalities properly? Let’s look at some examples in this episode!

On the 31st episode of the Pronunciation Point, we look at the following topic:

Word Stress in Countries and Nationalities

In some cases, when we pronounce the name of a country, the word stress is not the same when we pronounce that country’s nationality.

Al goes over a few examples of this in Pronunciation Point 31!

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Best of Periscope 1 | “Th”-sound, Brain Freeze, Mt. Fuji

On the 1st episode of the Best of Periscope, we look at 3 different Periscope lessons and videos over the last few months:

1. Pronunciation: “Th”-sound
2. Brain Freeze: How to speak when your brain gets stuck
3. Sunset over Mt. Fuji

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PP30 | Eyes vs. Ice

On the 30th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we look at two words that are often confused:

Eyes vs. Ice

We know that these words have different meanings but how are they pronounced differently?
Al answers this and much more in Pronunciation Point 30!

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PP29 | Carrier vs. Career

On the 29th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we look at two words that are often confused:

Carrier vs. Career

We know that these words have different meanings but how are they pronounced differently?
Al answers this and much more in Pronunciation Point 29!

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PP28 | Word Stress: How to Emphasize Parts of Words

On the 28th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we discuss a very important topic in American English pronunciation:

Word Stress

How can we emphasize certain parts of words to sound more natural?
Al answers this and much more in Pronunciation Point 28!

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PP27 | EYES vs. EARS: The Battle Inside Your Mind

On the 27th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we examine a helpful mindset when it comes to English pronunciation.

Eyes vs. Ears

Which one should win?
Al takes a look at this battle going on inside your head and the winner may surprise you!

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PP26 | Arrogant vs. Elegant

On the 26th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we practice these words:

Arrogant vs. Elegant

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AB6 | 3 Things that are Making Your English UNNATURAL

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On the 6th episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

3 Things that are Making Your English Unnatural

1. Borrowed Words
2. Direct Translation
3. High School Textbook

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