The Schwa

Many people don’t know about the schwa. Native English speakers usually use it naturally but non-native speakers/teachers of English often mispronounce it. In linguistics and phonology, the schwa is the vowel sound in many lightly pronounced unaccented syllables in English… Read More ›


Often the things you have difficulty with in your non-native languages are the ones that don’t exist in your mother tongue. When I speak and write Swedish for example, I am ‘blind’ to ö, ä, å. I also find it difficult… Read More ›