English Pronunciation in a Global World


In this course you will improve your English pronunciation skills. You’ll find out which pronunciation features are important for mutual understanding.

In exercises and video’s, you will practise English sounds and stresses, and learn about other learners’ accents.

By the end of the course, you will have improved your English pronunciation so you will feel confident in speaking English in different contexts.


  • The concepts of intelligibility, credibility, and identity in English pronunciation
  • Personal goals for English pronunciation
  • English vowels
  • English consonants
  • Suprasegmental features in English (stress, intonation, etc.)
  • English accent
  • English pronunciation assessment

Duration:  4 weeks ( 3 hours /weekly study)

Course type: 100% online / self-paced on your time

Start date: Available now

Price:  Free  

Institution: by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam via FutureLearn

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