This post will be useful to anyone who has a dictionary and wants to use it effectively.
Words with Tricky Stresses
"Record" and "to record," "export" and "to export," "rebel" and "to rebel"... What do all these pairs have in common? Take "record" and "to record" for example. The words look identical, but they sound different, mostly because the stress falls on the first syllable in the noun "record," and on the second syllable in the verb "to record": /ˈrekɔː(r)d/ and /rɪˈkɔː(r)d/. Read on for more pairs like this.
English Pronunciation & How to Practice it
Every language learner dreams to sound like a native speaker. Is it possible to achieve this dream even if you are an adult, have been learning English for many years, and make fossilized pronunciation errors? The short answer is yes...
French Words in English. Part 1
Let's focus on 20 English words and phrases which are written and read pretty much like in their language of origin - French...