Pronouncing words as they're spelled is one of the most difficult things to overcome when practicing English speech. With a little focus and patience however, we can make sure that you have the clear and confident sound that you're looking for.
Native English speakers pronounce |Es| added to the end of a word is pronounced like "iz". This subtle difference in sound can have an immense impact on the way you develop an American accent, so let's jump right into it!
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Follow along for yourself and practice the following idioms with me:
Hold your horses Wait patiently and calm down
Hold your horses, we'll leave shortly!
Chances are The most probable outcome is
Chances are, you'll do just fine.
Cover your bases To be fully prepared for success
I've covered all my bases; I've informed everyone of the meeting, made a clear presentation, and booked a conference room.
Roll with the punches Adapt to an undesired situation
Things aren't going as planned, we'll just have to roll with the punches for now.