We are going to start working on improving pronunciation through a series of posts which include some tips, some practice on phonetics , some posts about homophones and some videos to help you sound a bit better in English.
Let's start with this video where you're given advice on what makes a speaker sound as a native speaker:
Now let's try to do some practice by reading out some tongue twisters. Although most of them make no sense at all, they can definetely help you improve your pronunciation skills. There are some examples below:
here and here.
For homework this weekend, send me a voicemail with your reading of two of them. Pay attention to pronunciation as well as to intonation.