Rule 2: Learn The Music Of English

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September 4, 2012 by
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Rule number 2. Listen to and learn the music of English. Did you know English has a specific melody? English has is own music. Did you hear the music? English has it own music. Learn to understand the melody of English and practice speaking with the music of English. Just like a native speakers does.

English is a stressed, timed language.  That means every 0,6 seconds we have a stressed selobo or stressed sound. A stressed sound is a sound that is a little higher pitch that is a little longer and that is a little clearer than the other sounds. Tha fact that English is a stressed, timed language means that every sound does not take the same amount of time.

Listen to the difference between these two sentences. The first sencence, i want to speak English fluently. The second sentence, i want to speak English fluently. Can you hear the difference? The second sentence sound like English. I want to speak English fluently. The first sentence does not sound like English.

Listen again the first sentence, I want to speak English fluently. The second sentence, i want to speak English fluently. I want you take same amount of time as speak and English and fluently. WAnt, SPEak, ENGlish and FLUently are stressed parts of the sentence.

Stressed parts of the sentence remember are higher pitch, longer vowel sound and clearer sound. Listen to the fist sentence again, I want to speak English fluently. When i said that i took the same time for every part of the sentence. Did you hear the difference? That is not the music of English.

Hear is the sentence again with the English music: I want to speak English fluently. The music of English is regular, higher pitch sound saying the word faster or slower to fit into the rhythm. Learn to listen to and practice the music of English.

A good way to practice is to copy or mimic a native speaker of English. Find some English to listen to and copy making the music of the sentence just like a native speakers of English does. Listen carefully and say the words exactly the same way you hear them. In this way, you will become familiar with the music of English. And it will sound natural when you say the words your talk. You can learn English at learnenglishenglish com Practice copying the native English speaker at this website.

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