So why is English fluency difficult to obtain? Just as in any other language, there are certain ways that English speakers (and American English specifically) SAY the words, in a pattern that flows and connects each word to the next. This is often not understood by non-native English teachers, and not often taught in other countries the correct way, since these speakers use their own intonation instead of the American accent.
Here is a Q&A Video Series I did this past summer to help my students (and anyone else) to understand the “nuts & bolts” of English pronunciation. This is available on YouTube at Laurel’s Learning Lab – Q&A Video Playlist – here is the first one –
You can subscribe to my channel if you like – some even have subtitles and downloads so you can learn even more! 🙂