Every ESL learner has his or her own pronunciation problems, and that is why every single sound is important.
The first lesson of Saundz’s curriculum is pretty simple – it shows four different spellings of the vowel sound /ʌ/.
You have Simone, our virtual pronunciation teacher, showing you how to pronounce each sound and word within Saundz curriculum in addition to three other professionally recorded native speakers each pronouncing every sound and word.
- Does this seem to basic for you?
- Do you think that your knowledge of English is too advanced for this sort of exercise?
Many of our users had this impression when they started working on Saundz curriculum. With a carefully developed lesson plan you’ll get a more comprehensive knowledge of English pronunciation.
Curriculum-based English pronunciation software
|Teaches sounds first, and then connect them in words|
|Carefully planned word order, introducing new words with the newly learned sounds|
|Points out the crucial differences among the most critical sounds|
|Deals with consonant clusters (the most difficult feature of English) at the end of the curriculum|
|Curriculum is created by educators|
|Detailed instructions and animations for every sound and word|
|Includes dictionary definitions and pictures for every word that it teaches|
English pronunciation software
|Teaches random words, phrases, lyrics or sentences|
|Words unsorted, or sorted alphabetically|
|Treats all sounds as separate entities, of equal importance|
|Disregards the importance of clusters and uses them randomly, without paying special attention to them|
|Developed by IT engineers|
|Inconsistent guidelines and instructions|
|Teaches pronunciation without caring if the student really understands the word or sentence|
Start your Guided Tour of Saundz and get acquainted with our efficient way of teaching American English pronunciation.