Exploring “Mind”

Exploring “Mind”

Your MIND is that place in your head where you think, feel, and want. Your body does the physical things – the mind does the mental things. We use “mind” as a noun and verb in a variety of common expressions that show care or concern about something. Here are three:...
Say It Like a Native Speaker

Say It Like a Native Speaker

delicious. Pronounced like: d’ LISH-us Here is a word to practice the “D” sound. DELICIOUS is spelled in a way that looks like you might pronounce it “dee-lee-see-yoos” – but it’s actually pronounced ‘d’LISH-us. • 1st syllable: d’ Make a quick “d-“ sound. The vowel...
Everyday Words Often Mispronounced

Everyday Words Often Mispronounced

In English, many words are spelled with 3 syllables but pronounced with only 2 syllables. “Different,” for example, is written with 3 syllables but it is not pronounced “diff-er-ent,” but “DIFF-rent.” The stress falls on the first syllable and the second is reduced....