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Learn the three most common mistakes non-native English speakers make.  Once you can master these three skills, your English will hugely improve!

1. BITE YOUR TONGUE!

The English idiom "bite your tongue" actually means "be quiet" or "don't say that".

But, when it comes to pronouncing English words, you need to bite your tongue for another reason: TH

When saying a word containing TH, place your tongue between your teeth, like this:

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Give it a try!

They thankfully think this thing is the best thing that they can throw the three times they need to throw a thing.

2. BITE YOUR LIP!

The English language, it seems, is all about the bite!

When pronouncing words containing F or V, use your front top teeth to bite your lower lip, like this:

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 Give it a try!

Vivacious Val vacuumed Violet’s very vivid vehicle, while fun Frank's family flew to fantastic Florida.  

3. TONGUE PERFECTION!

One of the hardest parts of speaking English is correctly pronouncing L and R.

For L, place the tip of your tongue right behind your front top teeth.

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 For R, your tongue should touch ... nothing!  Leave it be and purse your lips.

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(Ok, that's not an exact example. But look how cool!) 

Give it a try!

A really leery Larry rolls readily to the road.

 

Sure, there's lots more to learn if you are studying the English language, but with these three tips, you are off to a great start!

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