Discover the secret of spoken English.


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Improve your spoken English with Color Vowel® and Blue Canoe®

Discover the secrets of English pronunciation in this 5-week online Color Vowel workshop. Work directly with Karen Taylor and her talented team of pronunciation coaches. Participate powerful exercises that will help you internalize the special rhythm of English to speak more fluently and comprehensibly.


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Do you have a question about English pronunciation? Send it to us, and we will try to answer it during our next Pure English Practice session.

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Pure English Practice (PEP) Workout
Every month • 1st and 3rd Thursdays • 10-10:30 pm ET

Practice the rhythms and sounds of English and boost your speaking confidence with Pure English Practice, a brain-based pronunciation ‘workout’ for English learners. Teachers, invite your learners! Learners, invite your teachers! PEP happens on the first and third Thursday of each month.

To attend Pure English Practice, subscribe here. After subscribing, you will receive reminders and links for our next event.

Speak Confidently: A English pronunciation course for non-native speakers
Feb 10 - Mar 10, 2022 • Thursdays 1-2:30 pm ET

This course is for non-native English-speaking teachers and advanced learners who wish to increase their comprehensibility and confidence in spoken English.

In this 5-session practice-based course taught by Karen Taylor and her team of Color Vowel Level 2 Coaches, participants will engage in a series of brain-based English pronunciation exercises that build awareness of the sounds and rhythms of English for the purpose of being more confident in their spoken English.

For Fun: a GREEN TEA Color Vowel® crossword puzzle

Every word in this puzzle contains the GREEN TEA sound. Can you do it?

This puzzle is hosted by the fine people at Crossword Labs. View more Color Vowel crosswords.

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