No matter what word game you're playing, whether it's Scrabble or one of its near-homogeneous counterparts like Lexulous, Wordfeud or Words with Friends, one of the easiest ways to stay on top of your opponent is knowing all of the legal two-letter words you can play. You're n ...more
This video starts the Hindi tutorials, with the vowels of Hindi, including the writing system (Devanagari script). Please watch the videos on Hindi phonetics before this part.
Try beat boxing to make percussion sounds using only your mouth. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to make basic beatbox sounds. You Will Need * Rhythm * A mouth Step 1: Create a kick drum Make the kick drum sound by expelling pressurized air through your mouth. At the ...more
This how to video shows techniques she's used successfully to teach kids how to properly make vowel sounds when singing. These tips are great if you are interested in teaching a music class or a children's choir. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to teach children to si ...more
Watch to learn how to pronounce some English words that have similar vowel sounds but different meanings like stuff - staff, hair - her, cut - caught.
The ah sound. The jaw drops more on this sound than it does on any other vowel sound. Ah, ah. And as you can see, the tongue is laying there on the bottom of the mouth. Ah. So, the jaw drops here, make the sound, ah: pretty basic, simple, and straightforward. Ah. Sample words: ...more
Learn how to pronounce the OUGH sound in American English. This video language lesson from Rachel's English provides a basic guide for pronunciations for ESL students. Say "ough". The letters ough, when together in a word, are quite an interesting case in American English. So ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand vowels and vowel sounds in Spanish. To best understand how to say the vowel sounds in Spanish, you will want to listen to a native speaker saying different words. Take some of the words that you might think sound the same, but are c ...more
From nursery rhymes, to rap songs, to love poems, rhyming is an important part of the English language. If you're feeling a little shaky on your rhyming abilities, glance over some of these simple rules and you'll be off and rhyming again. Rhyme is created by repeating the te ...more
How To Sing Without Lifting Your Larynx I get asked a lot by singers about how to sing without your larynx shooting up really high behind your chin. This can be challenging to any singer – beginner or advanced. We naturally raise our larynx when we speak and swallow so it can ...more
This video is a demonstration of a vocal warm up exercise. Holding your tongue with your hand singing you basic scale and chord shapes with a variety of different vowel sounds. Repeat squeezing cheeks. Sounds great!
In this tutorial, we learn pronunciation tips to Speak English. To help someone learn this, use an analogy, imagery, and vivid explanation so they understand what you are talking about in full detail. Use your hands to make the motions, then relate words to your base words. Yo ...more
Words that will help you with your writing Alliteration - The repetition of aconsonant sound. This si important because it makes words stand out, and because it can help set the mood for something. Assonance - The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in neighborin ...more