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Accommodation Theory

Each one of us is aware that our style of speech changes in the twinkling of an eye, as it were, depending on a wide range of variables...

Best Speech Topics

Find and develop the best speech topics for your presentation.

Business English idioms: book & CD

Book & CD set teaches over 350 business idioms & expressions

Creating Compelling Conversations

A collection of conversation lessons, tips, and techniques by an experienced ESL teacher. The site also includes ESL book reviews on speaking, pronunciation, and conversation - and sample chapters from an ESL/EFL conversation textbook titled Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics.

English for Spanish-speaking people

Resources for Spanish-speaking people that are learning English

English Speaking Online

Lots of listen and repeat speaking help featuring native English speakers.

Pronunciation Patterns

Find out what Pronunciation Patterns can help improve students' speaking.

Public Speaking Skills

Learn to design and deliver presentations that audiences actually listen to. Look forward to your next public speaking opportunity.

Some English Proverbs and their Meanings

A "proverb" is a short, traditional saying in general use. It usually expresses some obvious truth or familiar experience. Here are some proverbs that are well known in English.

Speech Topics Help

How-to guides and tips on finding speech topics for public speaking

Successful Public Speaking in English

This page will teach you seven of the main points when making presentations.

Telling the Time

How to express the time in English.

The Venice Mootney Theatre Co.

English expansion and accent reduction offered to foreign born adults in the context of plays and musical productions. Some housing available.

Tongue Twisters

These are difficult to say even for native-speakers!