Tricky ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION Made Easy is a series to HELP students PERFECTION their PRONUNCIATION in difficult areas of English.
Want to speak like a native? Say FACEsssssssBOOK SsssssssLOWLY like a SsssssssNAKE....
Learners of English tend to pronounce the letter S before a consonant at the beginning of a word like a Z so they ZMILE when it ZNOWS; they like ZWIMMING ZLOWLY and they offer UZ a ZLICE of cake just to give a few examples.
It gives USsssssss GOOSEsssssssPIMPLES to hear that they live in a HOUZE, that they post THIZ photo on FAZEBOOK!
So if you want to speak like a native pay great attention to how we pronounce the letter S in various contexts:
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My name is Susan Brodar, born in London into a multilingual family and brought up bilingual English / Italian.