Improve Your Pronunciation!

August 20, 2016

Hello, English language learners! Pronunciation is difficult, isn’t it!

I have spent over 20 years teaching English and pronunciation. I know what works!

Did you know that perfect pronunciation comes when singing?

That means that singing is good for pronunciation practice.

Rhythm and accent are practiced.

Vowels and consonants are clearer.

Carolyn Graham’s Jazz Chants textbooks are good for practicing pronunciation through singing and chanting.

Carolyn Graham lesson:

Mr. Ishizaki 石崎力也先生is a an expert on TOEIC skills. At his blog is an article about singer Bonnie Pink. She shares how lyrics and pronunciation are improved through singing in English. This article is in Japanese (日本語です)

Take Action!

1. Choose a song in English that you love.

a. Record your voice reading the lyrics of that song.  You can do this using

b. Record your voice singing that song. 

c. What differences did you notice? Is your pronunciation more authentic when singing? 

d. BONUS! Send your recording to Joy Fujii English! For a limited time, Joy Fujii English will check your recording! After recording your voice through, send your recording to joy.fujii.english


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