9. The Schwa: How One TINY Sound Can Make a HUGE Difference

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9. The Schwa: How One TINY Sound Can Make a HUGE Difference

The InFluency Podcast

I mention the schwa almost every time I speak about American English. That’s because this vowel is all over the place, and once you hear it, you never stop hearing it 🙂

The schwa is a very short and “relaxed” kind of vowel. It’s a pretty tricky vowel for non-native speakers but if you get it, you get the secret to American English pronunciation and you become SO much clearer.

Also, you will find yourself investing much less energy in speaking, which is also important 🙂

Tune in and learn more about this special vowel and how to use it. And let me know what you think in the comments below.

You can also watch my video about the schwa: https://goo.gl/tvDJ6o

And you’ll also find my video on American Intonation helpful.

If you want to improve your accent and understand spoken English better, download my free American Accent audio crash course.

You can also download an interactive list of  50 of the most mispronounced words in English and master the pronunciation of those tricky words. 

You want to improve but you need to practice? Join our community on Facebook – the best place to practice English online for free.

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I mention the schwa almost every time I speak about American English. That’s because this vowel is all over the place, and once you hear it, you never stop hearing it 🙂

The schwa is a very short and “relaxed” kind of vowel. It’s a pretty tricky vowel for non-native speakers but if you get it, you get the secret to American English pronunciation and you become SO much clearer.

Also, you will find yourself investing much less energy in speaking, which is also important 🙂

Tune in and learn more about this special vowel and how to use it. And let me know what you think in the comments below.

You can also watch my video about the schwa: https://goo.gl/tvDJ6o

And you’ll also find my video on American Intonation helpful.

If you want to improve your accent and understand spoken English better, download my free American Accent audio crash course.

You can also download an interactive list of  50 of the most mispronounced words in English and master the pronunciation of those tricky words. 

You want to improve but you need to practice? Join our community on Facebook – the best place to practice English online for free.

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