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Elementary Pronunciation

This course focuses on key sounds in the English language and examines how to apply them when speaking. Each lesson concentrates on comparing and contrasting a pair of vowel sounds and a pair of consonant sounds. This targeted practice with repetition and exercises will enable you to become familiar with common sounds, avoid typical errors and feel more confident when speaking and spelling in English.

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Course Info

The objective of this course is to focus on:

  • Common vowel sounds
  • Common consonant sounds
  • Word stress
  • Linking words
  • Silent letters
  • Pronouncing British place names
  • Lesson 01 – Introduction to English Pronunciation
  • Lesson 02 – ed Endings and Homophones
  • Lesson 03 – Word Stress and Contractions
  • Lesson 04 – Linking Words and Silent Letters
  • Lesson 05 – Consonant Clusters and commonly mispronounced Words

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Course Level

All levels

This course is useful for:

  • Any student wishing to improve their pronunciation skills.
  • Students preparing for Cambridge English: A2 Key.
  • Students preparing for IELTS Life Skills Speaking and Listening.

Course Content


  • 5 video lessons
  • 6 listening activities
  • Downloadable transcript and answers

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The Teachers

Stephanie Marston
Stephanie Marston

Stephanie Marston graduated with a degree in English Literature and went on to gain a Masters in Publishing Studies. She has practical experience of working in an international business context and for this reason has specialised in teaching business English in multinational companies.

Stephanie has lived and worked in Yokohama, Milan and London and has now been teaching students to communicate more effectively and confidently for over ten years. She has taught on a wide range of courses including; IELTS, interview preparation and presentation skills.