Word Stress


When native English speakers engage in conversation they will listen for stressed syllables.

By doing this they can identify and establish the meaning of the words used by the speaker.

By learning how to use word stress in your speech you will vastly improve your pronunciation and comprehension.

Here we provide the rules to help you improve your word stress in your English. Go...




The word homophone is made from two combining forms:

homo- (from the Greek word "homos", meaning "same"

-phone (from the Greek word "phone", meaning "voice" or "sound"

Put simply homophones are words which have the same sound but different meanings.

Here we provide a comprehensive list of English homophones.Go...



When you hear a native English speaker talk about a subject or an object, you will hear them use either of two variations on the pronunciation of 'the'.

Knowing which pronunciation you should use may appear confusing, so how do you know which is the correct pronunciation to use.

Here we provide you with the rules in their simplest form with examples to guide you. Go...