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Agave?

Hello, Online dictionaries claim this word allows THREE different pronunciations, specifically: (1) schwa- GEI -vee ( accent on the 2nd syllable) (2) schwa- GA: -vee (3) A gaiv...

Long U Sound Or Y Sound?

Hi. I was told words like "university" have a long "u" sound. Then I also was told it has a "yoon" sound and therefore it isn't a vowel sound. I'm confused. Isn't a long "u"...

Is The Stress Pattern And Intonation Correct...

You're two months / be hind with your wat er bill . \ sea / bass fil et \ Jac ket po ta to with baked bean and cheese . \ / = rising \ = falling \/ ...

Is SCHWA A One Sound ONLY?

Well, I don't know why but when people pronounce certain words with the "-tion" at the end. It does not sound like "shun" at all. It sounds more like "shin" Why do dictionaries...

How To Avoid Picking Up Accents When Living...

Countries such as Singapore and the Philipines. People living there speak in weird English accents. Is it possible to avoid picking up accents and stick to British accent? Does...

Phonological Foot?

Hello people, currently I am studying pronunciation. The book (English pronunciation for student teachers) writes the following: "A stressed syllable plus any following unstressed...

Froese?

Hello Friends, How can I pronounce "Froese" in English? It is a proper name (actually, Canadian last name). For example, like "Martin Scorsese"? or another way? Thank you ...

What Does He Say? (Cockney)?

Timestamp 12:44 - 12:45, link: "I gonna …" ...

What Does This Youtuber Say?

Timestamp 0:49 - 0:53, link: I listened to this fragment quite a few times, but I still can't make it out.

Is It Pronunced Kwestʃən Or?

Is it pronunced kwestʃən or kweschən please?

British Nasal Vs American Nasal Vs Asian...

What are the differences? Which one is the most nasal? Asian? Tried listening NHK, BBC. The difference I have noticed is nasality but both has a RP pronunciation.

Valkyrie?

Hi, As far as I know native speakers put the stress either on the first or on the second syllable in this word. Which pronunciation have you heard most often ( meaning US/GB...

Nasal And Oral Differences?

English vowels which are typically oral (the air is realised through the mouth). I don't get it and what the differences? ...

Pronunciation: Poor?

I went to Merrian-Webster to check on this and found that, as I've heard many times, there are two pronunciations for "poor": \ ˈpu̇r , ˈpȯr \ Is there some sort of rule that...

How To Pronounce Royale In Casino Royale...

Hi there, Shall I pronounce royale as royal in Casino Royale? Is the pronunciation for royale and royal same? Sincerely, vijay

Illustrative?

Hi there, How do most native speakers (both AmEng and BE ones) pronounce the adjective 'illustrative'? I have checked a few online dictionaries (available via the OneLook site...

Cockney Accent Minimal Pairs?

Can't seem to understand this accent and need minimal pairs for this accent now or any ways to understand this accent.

Unrelesead "T" And "D"?

Hey, guys! Is there any easy ways to learn how to properly pronounce the unrelesead "T" and "D"? It's particularly troublesome to me to pronounce those sounds when they are followed...

Anyone Got Good Tone And Intonation Practice...

I need a good exercise that help me master tone and intonation as soon as possible. Worksheets with audio materials would be pretty much appreciated. Note: BrE English. ...

Golf And Gulf?

Are the words gulf and golf pronounced the same? Thank you

One Question?

Another unclear part, this is what I heard, can you please help me to know for sure the sentence? At 2:11 and the ______ of the machine moves on ...

New Unclear Words?

I need your kind help to be able to understand the unclear words by hearing, thanks At 0:11 we know it better as ____1 word__gelatin for cooking At 0:15 this is _____ gelatin...

Pronunciation: Poor?

I went to Merrian-Webster to check on this and found that, just like I've heard many times, there are two pronunciations for "poor": \ ˈpu̇r , ˈpȯr \ Is there some sort of...

Pronunciation Of Magus?

For the life of me, I don't understand people saying MEY-GUH S. When you look at the word, it instantly reminds you of the word Magic. So you give it a hard MAG-US. Can someone...

Does This One Sentence Make Sense?

Hey guys, Does this make sense to you English native speakers: "This design is a perfect fit for whichever event you need it for" This is for a product description, I'm...
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