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Slang from the U.S. South + Delicious Southern food in SD and SF

CISL has written several articles on California slang and the California accent, American English vs. British English, and Northern California vs. Southern California slang . . . but we have never looked at one of the most well-known dialects in the U.S.: the South! Today we are looking at some Southern slang that is also...

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How to Sound Like a Californian: California Accent Pronunciation Guide

If you want to sound like a Californian, there are a few things you have to master: pronunciation and slang. CISL has covered California slang in several articles: check out our articles on Northern California vs. Southern California Slang, California Slang Words, Five Important California Slang Words, and the word Gnarly. These posts provide you with a...

Ten English words that students have difficulty pronouncing + 10 Practice Questions for Cambridge FCE and CAE Speaking Part 1
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Ten English words that students have difficulty pronouncing + 10 Practice Questions for Cambridge FCE and CAE Speaking Part 1

Every language has words that are difficult to pronounce, and depending on your mother tongue, some sounds and letters might be more difficult to say than others. But there are some words in the English language that many learners have difficulty with regardless of their linguistic background. Do you know how to pronounce these words? Click...