V / W Tongue-twisters

These tongues-twisters are designed to increase flexibility when going between the ‘V’ & ‘W’ sounds. Remember that when we make the ‘V‘ sound the top teeth should lightly touch the bottom lip and the bottom lip should slightly flick out as we push the air out. In English the W’ sound should have the lips starting with a very small hole and then opening up throughout the soundStart slow and gradually speed up as you become more confident!


1. We view walking as very whimsical.

2. Veering wide helps vehicles win.

3. We voted vegan and we vented our words.

4. When vacating a water-closet, vent the water first.

5. A van will reverse every way it can.

6. Reverend White was very right.

7. I went away to Venice and was very wary.

8. What vows would you verse to wow a nurse?

9. When I went to vent I wound up inventing instead.

10. Be wary when various wares are everywhere.

English Roadmap

So… you want to improve your English? You’re ready to work hard, make your dreams come true… Great! But… Where do you start? There are so many resources, books, teachers, books etc it would be very easy to drown in all of that information! Not only that, you only have x amount of hours to…

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Connected Speech

In English (much the same as in other languages) we don’t say every word individually and in isolation. What tends to happen is a joining of words which makes it essentially easier for the speaker. Although this can make things difficult to understand for learners of English (and may take some time to practise), it…

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Placement Tests

Here you will find a collection of English placement tests designed to find out your student’s ability. While these are really aimed at teachers trying to find their student’s level, students can use some of these as well without needing anyone else to assess them. Grammar placement testPronunciation placement test

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Grammar Placement Test

This Grammar placement test is designed to find out your level of grammar and to get a general idea of your level of English. The questions start easy and gradually increase in difficulty towards the end. The results will be sent to your email address so you can save them for the future and see…

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