Spelling and Pronunciation

The UnhappY Vowel Sounds – Pronunciation Studio

The pronunciation of -Y endings is strange for 2 reasons:The mouth position has changed from [ɪ] in RP to [i] ...

The OH Vowel – Pronunciation: A Complete Guide

The OH Vowel Pronunciation plays a crucial role in effective communication, and one vowel sound that often presents a challenge ...

SHIIIIP or SHeeP? Is one really longer?

Last week I asked Pronunciation Studio’s Instagram followers whether they consider SHIP or SHEEP to be longer, or whether they ...

British English IPA Variations

Above are British English transcriptions from Cambridge (blue) and Oxford (orange) dictionaries.The words are the same, the accent is the ...

Upper Received Pronunciation | How to Speak Posh

Upper RP is a British English accent that is now only really spoken by ageing aristocrats. These days it sounds ...

King Charles’ Accent – Pronunciation Studio

.fusion-imageframe.imageframe-3{ margin-top : 50px;margin-right : 10%;margin-bottom : 20px;}King Charles’ Accent https://media.pronunciationstudio.com/2022/10/king-charles-accent2.mp3The UK has a new monarch, King Charles III and ...

Brummie – The Accent From Birmingham – Pronunciation Studio

Brummie is the accent found in the UK’s second biggest city – Birmingham. It has a strange image among English ...

2021 – Words of the Year – Pronunciation Studio

In an effort to avoid possibly discriminatory phrases like “The Kent Variant” or “The Indian Variant”, 2021 saw the introduction ...

The Queen’s English Accent

The Queen’s English Accent .fusion-imageframe.imageframe-32{ margin-top : 0px;}https://media.pronunciationstudio.com/2021/12/The-Queens-English-Accent.mp3The Queen’s English is probably the most famous English accent in the world, ...

10 Words of 2020 (and how to pronounce them)

https://media.pronunciationstudio.com/2020/12/10-words-2020-pronunciation.mp3An old Germanic word that had gone out of fashion in British English, 2020 saw the revival of FURLOUGH. Its ...

MLE (Multicultural London English) – the Urban Accent – Pronunciation Studio

Multicultural London English – the Urban English AccentA Pronunciation Guide by Pronunciation Studio https://media.pronunciationstudio.com/2020/06/Multicultural-London-English-Introduction.mp3Multicultural London English (MLE) is the sound ...

We’re all in this together – today 16.00 Argentina time

Title: We’re All In This Together – Adrian UnderhillTime: June 6, 2020 16:00 Buenos Aires, GeorgetownDuration: 60 minutes Join Zoom ...

Coronavirus: a Pronunciation Guide – Pronunciation Studio

https://media.pronunciationstudio.com/2020/04/coronavirus-pronunciation-guide.mp3Coronavirus /kəˈrəʊnəˌvʌɪrəs/ is the word on everybody’s lips at the moment. It’s an example in English pronunciation of how the vowel ...

WritingCity Fourth Graders Improved 11.2% ON PARCC Writing Scores

The original of this article is available on the WritingCity website! WritingCity is an elementary writing program which has been ...

Our Phonics Patent | VocabularySpellingCity

Even as we rolled out SpellingCity, teachers and literacy coaches asked us to do more with helping students with sounds ...

Words That Don’t Mean What They Say – Idioms!

Tim Rasinski is a renowned professor of literacy education whose research on reading fluency and word study has made him a ...

Sing a Song to Reading

Tim Rasinski is a renowned professor of literacy education whose research on reading fluency and word study has made him a ...

Prosody – The Other Side of Fluency

Tim Rasinski is a renowned professor of literacy education whose research on reading fluency and word study has made him a ...

Making Repeated Readings Real | VocabularySpellingCity

Tim Rasinski is a renowned professor of literacy education whose research on reading fluency and word study has made him a ...

Developing Automatic Word Recognition | VocabularySpellingCity

Tim Rasinski is a renowned professor of literacy education whose research on reading fluency and word study has made him a ...