Think about this quote, and how you might see things differently once you learn a new language…
SayLish is a quite-new website to help you listen to English words and phrases – as part of presentations and conversations posted on YouTube. PLUS – you can record your own voice, to compare your pronunciation with the video.
Voice recording support has been added just recently on iPhone/iPad with Safari, and we’ll give an example with that. It also works with Android phones/tablets, and desktop computers.
For example, if you search for videos with the word “infrequently“, you will see part of a YouTube video that contains your chosen word. After you listen to this, you can pause and …
Then you can …
Saylish has additional features which we will cover in another posting.
Congratulations to the runners of the 2018 Boston Marathon, including Framingham Adult ESL student Cristina, who finished her 16th Boston Marathon! And also special congratulations with much gratitude to Michelle Gibson, who dedicated this marathon to raising money for our school.
The choices on the wheel are called “Adverbs of Frequency“. Here’s a chart (some meanings are approximate).
You can listen to these words pronounced as part of conversations at YouGlish.com
How about the word “hamburger”?
What other words are especially difficult for you to say?
– I’m too scary to go bungee jumping.
– He was scary of the loud noise.
– I’m too scared to go bungee jumping.
– He was scared of the loud noise.