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Thro'?

What's the difference in pronunciation between thro' and through ? Thanks a lot for your reply....

East / Yeast; Ooze / Woos.

Although I have engaged a native speaker as my private tutor, I still cannot hear any difference in pronunciation between east / yeast, ooze / woos. Can anyone help me distinguish...

About Intonation Of A Poem?

Hi, hope this is the right forum for this post. The words "I remember" appeared 5 times below and they don't have the same meaning. I feel that no. 2,3,4 are kind of meaningless...

Help With Last Name Pronunciation?

Hello! I wonder if anyone could tell me how to pronounce MURRE as a last name correctly. Will have an interview with a Mr. Murre and certainly don't want to look stupid right...

Problem In Pronuncing The Word With 'R...

I used to have problems in pronuncing the words that have the 'r' or 'l' sound like 'rain' and 'lane'. Is there any ways to overcome it?

Cockney Dialect Transcripts?

Hey Please help! I need to gather original data which is not scripted that represents the Cockney Dialect. I have looked everywhere and just want a small paragraph of cockney...

Phonetic Transcriptions?

Hello everyone! I am in my third year of English at University, and am looking to a career in teaching English. As part of my education, one of my classes require me to do a...

Pronouncing The Dreaded 'S' (Lisp)?

I always have the wind noise coming out from my mouth when i pronounce ''s''ound, ''s''ong etc. How do I correct this, it does annoy me as people do not take me seriously, sometimes...

Do You Need Help?

Sometimes when I go to a store, I'm asked if I need help. Most of the time I just want to walk around and do not look for something special. So I usually answer "no, thanks...

Well-Formedness?

How many syllables are there in this word 'well-formedness'? Thanks a lot for your reply.

Pronunciation Of Old English 'Hlafmaese...

Hi, If someone could help me with this word, I'd be grateful. A sound file would be wonderful, but phonetic spelling (example: HELL-oh for Hello) would also work fine. Thanks...

Glottal Stops?

Being a Brit and hearing "glottal stopping" on the increase in the UK, I have 2 questions about glottal stops: 1) Is the glottal stop ever used in American or Australian English...

Less Sugar?

What should I say when I go to a coffee shop and buy a Mocha or something but don't want it to be too sweet? How to say it in short? Thanks.

How Do U Pronounce It?

How do U pronounce it? some (mostlu americans) eye rak and others ee rak Why??

September, 23 And Suchlike?

Here is a question that has been troubling me for a long time. I found the answer more than once, but I somehow forget it every time... So this is my question: how do you pronounce...

Point, Dot, Period...

When 13.12 is a decimal, it is read as thirteen point one two. If it refers to Chapter 13, Section 12, how should I read it? Should it be read as 1. thirteen point twelve...

UK To US?

Hi...am used to speaking with a British accent(RP).Now I have to speak with an American accent as I interact with people from US more frequently.I am able to pick up a few nuances...

How Can I Understand CNN News?

I have some difficulties to understand CNN news from TV. Do you have any ideas that you can offer so that I can try it. Thanks Lynn

Farewell Speech?

I am quitting my current firm and will soon need to give a farewell speech to my co-workers. I have been working here for more than 2 years and would like to thank my collegues...

Pronunciation Links?

Hi everyone! I found couple of interesting pronunciation websites I thought to share with you. The first one gives a recorded sample of the different ways English speakers from...

*** Help!!!***?

Heya everyone!!! i was just wondering if any of you could do me a huuuuuuugeeee favour.... alrighty so it will probably sound a bit wierd - what im asking you to do....but please...

Cold, Goal, Soul, Hole... Vs. Code, Goat...

Hi! I'm interested in English phonetics and I'd like to ask someone living England about the vowel in these words above - do you use the same diphthong in all of them, or does...

Can Someone Confirm Me Whether?

Can someone confirm me whether the letter "h" is pronounced or not. I hear someone say it in the same way to "hair". but according to my dictionary, it should be prounced like...

Pronunciation...

Hello, I am from Ukraine and I am studying English & German Philology at university, but I have an immense problem. Our English teacher speaks with a notable Russian accent...

'To Match' And 'Patter'?

Hi friends, I would like some explanations about these espressions I have readed in these sentences, which I don't undestand very well. " a real British gentleman who looked...
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