English Speaking Online

Welcome - this site is perfect for you if you want to:

* Speak English more confidently and fluently
* Improve your English pronunciation so other people understand you better
* Reduce your native accent

You can practise speaking English whenever you want, even if you don't live in a country where English is spoken. It's free and there's no software to download. All you need is a headset with a microphone or speakers and microphone.

How It Works

Step 1 Listen to the correct pronunciation given by native English speakers
Step 2 Repeat and record the phrase
Step 3 Compare your pronunciation to native English speakers

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English Speaking Tips

Speaking English – Why Correct Grammar is Important

Using the correct grammar (when you write or speak) is important to avoid misunderstandings, and to help the other person understand you easily. If your English is too…

6 Ways to speak English without sounding nervous

It isn’t always easy to find the courage to speak in English, especially if you think you will make mistakes, or if you’re embarrassed about your accent. But…

How To Speak Better English In Meetings

Speaking in meetings can be tough if you’re worried about your English. Try these tips if you need to attend and take part in meetings. Learn “emergency” phrases…

Speaking English Slang

Most of what you see or learn in English coursebooks or on learning English websites is “standard English”. Learning standard English is useful, as most people in most…

Topics of Conversation When Speaking English

Some topics of conversation (especially religion, money and politics) are sensitive – we tend to avoid speaking about them with people until we know them well. If you…

Phoning Tips

Telephoning can be more difficult than other speaking situations, as you can’t see the other person’s face. It also takes time to process what the other person says,…

How to keep the conversation going in three words or less

You don’t have to say much to keep the other person talking. In fact, in many cases you can reply using three words or less. Here are some…

English Pronunciation

Question Tags in English

How do you pronounce person B’s part in this conversation? A: Hello. I’m here for a meeting with Mr Banks. B: Oh, you’re David Jones, aren’t you. A:…

Stress and Intonation in Information Questions

When you are asking a “real” question (i.e. you don’t know the answer, as opposed to you needing to hear the answer again) your voice should fall at…

Stressed and unstressed words when Speaking English

Not every word in a sentence is stressed in English. We tend to stress “information” words, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Grammatical words, like prepositions, auxiliaries…

English Speaking Exercises

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