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Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR

Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR

6 Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR If you've ever heard about Portland, OR, you know the catchphrase here is...
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What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent?

What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent?

What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent? The "schwa" sound, written phonetically by speech-language pathologists and...
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Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound

Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound

Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound You might be wondering what the schwa sound...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English There are 40 million Spanish-speakers in the U.S., and 335,000 in...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English There are over 2 million speakers of different varieties of Chinese...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English As a language learner, it is important to consider the differences...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Portuguese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Portuguese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Portuguese Speakers Learning English As a language learner, it is important to consider the differences...
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Speaking Up: How to Increase the Volume of Your Voice

Speaking Up: How to Increase the Volume of Your Voice

Speaking Up: How to Increase the Volume of Your Voice Have you ever noticed that speakers of American English often...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Russian Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Russian Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Russian Speakers Learning English When learning a new language, it is common to use the...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Thai Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Thai Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Thai Speakers Learning English There are currently about 4,500 people in Oregon that live in...
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