Pronunciation tips

Here in the UK the nights are drawing in (getting dark earlier) and the temperature is beginning to drop. If you are student (or a lecturer!) that means that there is no good reason for not getting on with all that work you’ve got to do! The clocks go back at the end of the … Read more

Audience, audience, audience!

It is that time of year when English language students at our university are starting to think about presentations which they have to do as part of their coursework. Most university students have to do presentations at some point. There are lots of things to say about presentations in English, but my one piece of … Read more

Better pronunciation with Audacity

If you want to have better pronunciation you could try using some free software called Audacity. Audacity is a free open source programme which is perfect for recording your voice, listening to yourself and comparing yourself with a native speaker. Here I am giving details about exactly how to do it! 1. Go and download … Read more