What we're about

This group meets every Monday at 6pm and Tuesday at 12:00pm US Eastern time (which = 6:00pm Central European Time (UTC+1)

***Speaking ***English is much different than reading or writing it. If you have questions about American English this is the open place to share, learn, and meet other ESL speakers. Bring your questions about pronunciation and share your experiences and tips with others in the group. 

All levels and native languages are welcome.

Our organizer, Dr. Christi Barb - a professional speech coach who specializes in foreign-accented English - will be there to lead, answer questions, and help you build your English pronunciation skills.

I pay the fees to keep this Meetup group going but I've added a way to donate if you feel like saying thank you by sending me a small donation to tip your teacher :-)

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How the online Meetup works:
• RSVP if you can attend - then you'll receive the Zoom link. I will only let people into the Zoom if they have RSVP'd.

Add Words you want to practice - There will be a Google spreadsheet we will use during the meeting. It will be open to edit during the Meetup so everyone can type in any words they'd like to learn how to pronounce.

All the previous word lists are in Google Drive folders:

-for Mondays: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/13ObRqNHvVG5xAZpdEJfG0d1clte35cmA

- and Tuesdays: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ojQqdJKBIv_taJqE3g9chtZnPDCwL3nW

Review - After each meeting, I will video record myself pronouncing the words we practiced and post it on my YouTube channel. I will post this link in the comments for that day's event.

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My other Meetup group is: American English Intonation that meets on Wednesdays at 6:00pm Eastern time. That group focuses on sentence level stress - which words to emphasize, how to emphasize them, make connections between words, and sound changes that help create a more fluent speech pattern. We also practice individual word stress patterns.

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Would you like to learn more about Accent Modification? I have a free information course: https://adastraspeechonline.thinkific.com/courses/am-basics
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A free newsletter with tips for speaking & listening: https://www.adastraspeech-newsletter.com/

Upcoming events (2)

Monday, December 12, 2022

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This Meetup is on December 12, at 6pm (US eastern time).

We'll practice any words you'd like to make sure you're pronouncing correctly, or just ask questions about.

When you RSVP you'll see the Zoom link. I will only be letting in people who RSVP.

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After each Meetup, I record myself pronouncing the words and sentences we practiced together and put the link to the video in the discussion of this event. You can find all the videos on this YouTube list: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4nY1pIIn5ebL241enjWH6VOziKXl8bVD

Would you like to learn more about Accent Modification? I have a free information course: https://adastraspeechonline.thinkific.com/courses/am-basics

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A free newsletter about accent modification:
https://www.adastraspeech-newsletter.com/

I hope to see you on Zoom!

-Christi

Pronunciation Q&A Online - 12:00 US Eastern time - Central European Time 6pm

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This Meetup is on December 13, 2022 at 12:00pm US eastern time /
6:00pm UTC/GMT+1.

We'll practice any words you'd like to make sure you're pronouncing correctly, or just ask questions about.

When you RSVP you'll see the Zoom link up until the start time.

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After each Meetup, I record myself pronouncing the words and sentences we practiced together and put the link to the video in the discussion of this event.

Here is the YouTube playlist with all of Tuesday's videos:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4nY1pIIn5eZKXhHFWwawMVf8Tmnj6EsU

All past spreadsheets from this Meetup are in this folder:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ojQqdJKBIv_taJqE3g9chtZnPDCwL3nW?usp=sharing

-Christi

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