A game to improve your English pronunciation | Canguro English

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Shadowing and imitation | Canguro English

Shadowing, also known as the imitation technique, is a popular method right now for practicing English pronunciation and accent. But does shadowing and imitation really work? In this video I talk about what shadowing is, what it IS good for, what it's NOT good for, and how to do it CORRECTLY. See you in class! ***** Listen to the amazing Aussie English Podcast here: https://theaussieenglishpodcast.com/ ***** Watch a great TED video about the work of simultaneous interpreters here: https://youtu.be/cXNTArhA0Jg ***** Download Chris Guichot de Fortis' guide to shadowing here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1kEZ3Ykb5h6c85HKsfGgYZfapbk1tgX6w ***** Official Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canguroenglish Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canguroenglish Podcast: https://www.soundcloud.com/canguroenglish ***** Become a patron and sponsor free English education here: https://www.patreon.com/canguroenglish ***** Buy official Canguro English merchandise here: https://www.redbubble.com/people/canguroenglish

The science of thinking in English | Canguro English

Have you ever wondered how to think in English and stop translating in your head? In this class I answer two very simple questions: is it possible to 'think' in English, and is it a bad thing to translate in your head? Instead of using personal opinions and anecdotes I use science to show you the truth about 'thinking' in English and how to stop translating in your head. See you in class! ***** Official Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canguroenglish Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canguroenglish Podcast: https://www.soundcloud.com/canguroenglish ***** Become a patron and sponsor free English education here: https://www.patreon.com/canguroenglish ***** Buy official Canguro English merchandise here: https://www.redbubble.com/people/canguroenglish ***** By popular demand, here are some of the scientific papers I reference: Kees de Bot, The Multilingual Lexicon: Modelling Selection and Control: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1L7BHS7CzLw6dnPBvI7BIvlhVsJjHvQ9F Rick Kern, The Role of Mental Translation in Second Language Reading: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1G-F8rwuDbhr1-AN8ZMlhKcMNg-twx_Wa Arturo Hernandez, The Emergence of Competing Modules in Bilingualism: https://drive.google.com/open?id=18lSNMnjmQpDXe-wwWdw21d4exvXBj8Tl

The ultimate English pronunciation guide | Canguro English

Do you want to pronounce English like a native speaker, with a perfect accent? In this class you will learn a lot of truths about pronouncing English like a native speaker and some of them will definitely surprise and shock you. I will also introduce you to the incredible work of professor Jennifer Jenkins who has developed a special framework of pronunciation study that will change the way you study English pronunciation forever. See you in class! ***** Download a PDF of the Laura Patsko's pronunciation guide here: Page 1: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jX5I62wfKjpp9WFJGwWH_0msNJX961T1 Page 2: https://drive.google.com/open?id=149AAgzypbn1AVmDJQ2GieSoInELd2FEL Both ©Laura Patsko 2013 ***** Official Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canguroenglish Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canguroenglish Podcast: https://www.soundcloud.com/canguroenglish ***** Become a patron and sponsor free English education here: https://www.patreon.com/canguroenglish ***** Buy official Canguro English merchandise here: https://www.redbubble.com/people/canguroenglish

Learn phrasal verbs the easy way | Canguro English

Phrasal verbs in English are every student's worst nightmare. They are frustrating, confusing and seem to be completely random. But are they? In part one of this series I will show you how cognitive linguistics can explain the hidden logic behind phrasal verbs and make them much easier to learn. Join me as I teach you the deeper meanings of the particles up, down, on, off, in and out. See you in class! ***** Official Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canguroenglish/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canguroenglish/ ***** Become a patron and sponsor free English education here: https://www.patreon.com/canguroenglish ***** Do you want to learn about even more particles? Don't forget to watch part two: https://youtu.be/eCkk3FCcBnA ***** Ready to learn some phrasal verbs? Download a list of the most common phrasal verbs here: http://bit.ly/2vEG6A9 ***** Big shout out to these guys for their influential work in the field of understanding English prepositions in this book: The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning, and Cognition Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University, Washington DC Vyvyan Evans, University of Sussex ***** Painting: Автопортрет під липами ©2011 Шупляк Олег

A, an, and the | Canguro English

DONATE TO REFUGEE EDUCATION HERE: http://bit.ly/2nwbUDN ***** In this class I will talk about the English articles 'a', 'an', and 'the', and how to use them. They will surprise you with how much information they contain and soon they will be your new best friends! See you in class! ***** Official Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canguroenglish/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canguroenglish/ Podcast: https://www.soundcloud.com/canguroenglish/ ***** Become a patron and sponsor free English education here: https://www.patreon.com/canguroenglish ***** Language map: Dryer, Matthew S. & Haspelmath, Martin (eds.) 2013. The World Atlas of Language Structures Online. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. (Available online at http://wals.info, Accessed on 2018-01-31.)

Do you want to pronounce English like a native speaker? That's the objective of most people who are learning English, but in this video I explain why it's a bad objective, give you the best resource in the world for improving your pronunciation, and also give you a great game to practice your pronunciation! See you in class!
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Watch my video about the Lingua Franca Core and why it's important here: https://youtu.be/fxPgqGRmT8w
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Download the battleships game here: https://elfpron.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/elf-battleships-printables/
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Download the A4 ELF reference here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxcUBMT9rX0rS2RQNC1sZVNTUkU/edit?usp=sharing
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Podcast: https://www.soundcloud.com/canguroenglish
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