A good way to improve your pronunciation is to focus on syllable stress.
You may ask: but, what is a syllable? A syllable is a complete sound with a vowel sound in it. A word can have one or more syllables. For example, in the word ‘syllable’ there are three syllables.
Next question: what is syllable stress? If there are two or more syllables in a word, then one word is stressed. For example, in the word syllable, the first syllable is stress:
syll / a / ble
In India, many people stress on the incorrect syllable. For example, some Punjabis say: senTENCE. While it should be: SENtence.
Here are some other common errors: