Rajeev Kannav Sharma

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15 Wrongly pronounced words in English

21 May 2016

Problem

When people speak English they make many pronunciation errors.If English (Speaking) is not your native language, it is inevitable to make pronunciation errors in English. In this English lesson today you will learn to pronounce the most commonly mispronounced words in English.

Solution

  • Almond - The dry fruit - Ah-mond (L is silent)
  • Dengue - mosquito borne disease - Den-gee (as in cheese)
  • Pizza - food item - peet-zha
  • sour - taste/lemons - sower (Rhymes to power)
  • coupon - discount vouchers - cu-pown (rhymes with lawn)
  • Plumber - trades-person - Plumer (silent b)
  • February - second month of the year - Feb-roo-ary
  • Debris - pieces of rubbish - Debree (S is silent)
  • Asthma - breathlessness - Azma
  • Lingerie - women’s under garments - Lown-gray
  • Mojito - cocktail drink - Moheeto
  • Pronunciation - Pronunciation (pre-nun-ciation)
  • espresso - coffee - espresso (Not Ex-presso)
  • etc - etcetera (Not Extexttra)
  • hierarchy - Hi-Rar-chy
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