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The /i:/ Sound

The /i:/ Sound

This is the /i:/ sound. As in the words: be /biː/ me /miː/ need /niːd/ It is a Vowel sound and it’s technical name is the ‘Close Front Unrounded Vowel’. Remember that the key to pronunciation s physical and the Read more…


How to say HASSLE (not ASS HOLE) – American English Pronunciation Lesson

How to say HASSLE (not ASS HOLE) – American English Pronunciation Lesson

welcome to the minute of speech todays word comes from an Italian speaker hassle when said incorrectly it sounds like a vulgar term which can be a very embarrassing mistake I have heard speakers say asshole let’s fix that pay Read more…


The /b/ Sound

The /b/ Sound

Hi there this is the /b/ sound. As in the words: begin /bɪ’gɪn/ bring /brɪŋ/ believe /bə’liːv/ It is a sound from the ‘Consonants Pairs’ group and it is called the ‘Voiced bilabial stop’. This means that we use both Read more…


Media Communications at Humber

Media Communications at Humber

[music plays throughout] [Hayley] I chose the Media Communications program at Humber because when I was looking through the different descriptions of all the courses we were gonna be taking, it was really exactly what I wanted. I wanted something Read more…


Is Math the Language of the Universe?

Is Math the Language of the Universe?

Hey Crazies. There this thing that mathematicians and physicists like to say: Math is the language of the universe. You’ve probably heard it so many times that you’ve just accepted it as truth. But rule #8 here at the Science Read more…


The /d/ Sound

The /d/ Sound

Hi there this is the /d/ sound. As in the words: do /duː/ day /deɪ/ die /daɪ/ It is a sound from the ‘Consonants Pairs’ group and it is called the ‘Voiced alveolar stop’. This means that you stop the Read more…


What the names for bodies of water mean

What the names for bodies of water mean

There’s a lot of water on our planet. And it goes by a lot of different names. Gulfs and arroyos and fjords are all bodies of water. But each one represents something unique. So let’s try to understand them. Let’s Read more…


Music Moves: Week 3 Video 3 Motion, action and gesture

Music Moves: Week 3 Video 3 Motion, action and gesture

The sound-producing action is only one type of music related motion found in music performance. Another one is that of sound-modifying actions. As the name implies, these are also connected to the sound, but to the modification of sound rather Read more…


How to learn any language in 6 months | Chris Lonsdale (TED Talk Summary)

How to learn any language in 6 months | Chris Lonsdale  (TED Talk Summary)

Anybody can learn a second language in six months. There are five principles and seven actions. The first rule, first principle for learning a language is focus on language content that is relative to YOU. I had a colleague many Read more…


9 Weird Ways Animals Communicate

*Title Theme* You learned it in picture books and preschool. Cats meow, dogs bark and ducks quack. But not all animals use such obvious methods of communication. And some of them are downright weird. From ultrasound to head-banging to piles Read more…