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At Miss Ruth’s, you will…

Learn the features of the North American spoken English

Gain confidence in your pronunciation

Understand fast speech in ordinary conversation

Talk more fluently at work, school, and with strangers

Learn phrasal verbs, expressions and slang

Know why and how to use grammar

Read and listen better for the smaller details

Gain knowledge about beginner, intermediate and advanced topics

Learn about living in Canada & the U.S.

Study whenever you like!

English Classes

Effective speaking practice to help you reach your fluency goals. Sign up for a FREE strategy session!

Interactive Lessons

Practice spoken English with professional English listening/speaking lessons. First lesson free!

Course for Teachers

Learn everything you didn’t know about teaching pronunciation for spoken North American English to do it effectively, engagingly and confidently

Free Mini-Lessons

Learn quizzes, tips and tools to improve your English with one of the best online tutors. Also, watch video lessons.

Why Learn English Here?

I’m an ESL teacher based in Toronto, and I can teach you American English!

I have helped hundreds of students get into Canadian universities.

I also help immigrants and refugees improve their English skills to better their lives.

My podcast lessons will improve your English skills for conversation, and my private classes can help you learn whatever you need.

 

Teaching Experience

York
GBC
seneca
HELPFUL!

Ruth is a patient teacher. She really takes the time to explain things. If a student in the class didn’t understand, she would try different ways to help them get the idea, using her words, pictures, or online tools. She enjoys teaching and really wants her students to learn.

Wěi
Chinese Speaker

I know common problems that different language groups face, and my online lessons will help you overcome these.

  • The sounds /p/, /t/, and /k/
  • The sound /s/ vs. /z/
  • Tense and lax vowels
  • Consonant clusters
  • Stress and rhythm
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner and Intermediate Lessons!
  • The sounds /p/, /t/ and /k/
  • Final stop consonants
  • Consonant clusters
  • Tense and lax vowels
  • Stress, rhythm, linking and intonation
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner and Intermediate Lessons!
  • The sounds /p/, /t/, and /k/
  • The sound /r/
  • The sounds /æ/ vs. /ɛ/
  • Consonant clusters
  • Stress, rhythm, and intonation
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner and Intermediate Lessons!
  • The sounds /p/ vs.  /b/
  • The sound /r/
  • Tense and lax vowels
  • Stress, rhythm, and intonation
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner Lessons!
  • The sounds /p/, /t/, and /k/
  • The sound /r/
  • The sound /h/
  • Tense and lax vowels
  • Stress, rhythm, and intonation
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner Lessons!
  • Vowels /æ/ and /ɛ/
  • Disappearing syllables
  • Silent letters
  • Consonant clusters
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner and Intermediate Lessons!
  • Reduced vowels
  • Rhythm
  • Voiced and unvoiced sounds
  • Mixing consonant sounds
  • Trouble understanding spoken English
    • Practice all these in my Beginner and Intermediate Lessons!

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