Language-learning materials


Accents of English


Strategies for learning languages

Your first 600 words - in any language:
Basic Vocabulary (.htm)
All the tips you'll ever need:
Language Learners' Guide (.htm)
All the tips... (short version):
Language Learners' Guide (.htm)
All the tips... (printable copy):
Language Learners' Guide (.pdf)
How does phonetics work?:
Phonetic Transcription (.pdf)
Tackling the three learning areas systematically:
Rational Language Learning (.htm)
Stuff they never teach you:
Rigour (.pdf)
Learn about the sophisticated patterns in English speech-sounds:
Suffixes in English (.htm)
Why are languages so hard to nail down?:
The Linguistics of Speech (.htm)

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