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Meteo?

How does a Londoner pronounce "meteo" or "meteo-" in English, as used in reference to weather forecasts, please?

Why Doesn’T '"Forteen" Sound Like "For...

Forty sounds like for-dy; however, forteen is still pronounced as for-teen. Shouldn't /t/ be changed into /d/ as long as it is surrounded by two vowels? I wonder why forteeen...

Phonology?

Hello everyone, Could you please help me choose the correct answer? /i/ is found in....... A. head B. wait C. May D. this I think "B, C, and D" are correct answers. ...

'Mid - 2000S'?

Hi all I was just wondering how we would say 'mid-2000s' out loud? Do we just say 'mid two thousand' without the 's'? Thanks PBF

Can't Understand What The Woman Says?

Hey to all. It's my first post here. Listening to a podcast, I've had some difficulty deciphering words in a podcast. I'd like to share an excerpt from that so that you could...

Using 'And' In Numbers?

I know that using the word " and " in numbers is wrong (one hundred and ten) but I can't find a site that explains this. Especially since and is removed from web search...

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...

I Need Someone To Review My English Pronunciation...

Hello everyone, I'm a 22 old french singer and I sing in english because I LOVE this language. I'm constantly trying to perfect my accent and not let it be something that is...

Received Pronunciation &Amp; Mid Atlantic...

Could someone give me some info about Received Pronunciation, please! What does it mean? It is a term used only for people who speak a native language? What is Mid-Atlantic...

Is My British Good?

18:49:45 2022-06-09 how is my british https://vocaroo.com/1iylaT4tH3w1 ...

Please Help Me To Identify?

Please help me to identify the part of speech of each of the following: 1. The gun barked loudly. 2. A sea of dead bodies. 3. A bullet whizzed past my face like a mosquito.

How Should I Pronounce "Karaoke"?

"Karaoke" is originated from Japanese. We, Japanese, pronounce it "Kah-rah-oh-keh." Do we have to pronounce it like "carry-oh-key" when we talk about karaoke with English-speaking...

Can Anyone Help Me With This Video?

Do you guys have any idea what he says in these parts? Any help is greatly appreciated! 00:04 -"Here we go, yeah they ?????______ I don't know" 00:13- He is a cauliflower and...

In The Word "Something" Are Both Syllables...

I've noticed that only the dictionary.com website shows stress on both syllables for the word "Something," like so: ˈsʌmˌθɪŋ The first syllable has primary stress and the second...

Meharg?

My daughter is about to marry into a family with the name Meharg. Some members pronounce it M'Harge (with a French sound at the end) and others M'Harj with short ending. They...

Is The "L" In The Name "Alison" A Dark...

Alison. IPA: ˈæl ə sən The first syllable ends with an "l" and it has the vowel " æ " before it. In that case, is the "l" a dark L? ...

Inflection And Conjunctions At Beginning...

Here's a sentence with a conjunction at the beginning: If you're writing for yourself, it's pure passion. I read in a book that such sentences usually have a rising inflection...

Is "Be" Stressed In "It Must Be The Storm...

Person A: What happened? Person B: It must be the storm. "It", "must", and "the" are function words so I think they get stressed unless stress is shifted to convey a specific...

What Is This Film Critic Saying Here?

The word which I can't make out is in the fragment from 0:24 to 0:27: "awkwardly [word?] new ideas into a narrative" Video: ...

Pronouncing The Letter J?

What's the correct way of saying the letter J ? When at school and being taught the alphabet the letter J sounded like it rhymed with eye. That is the way I've always said it...

Song To Text (Write Out Its Lyrics) Help

Hello! I would be grateful if you could write down the lyrics of the song below for me. Stephen Gately A Brighter Day - YouTube It only lasts for 3 minutes, with its repetitive...

Please Move This Post Of Mine To Audio...

Dear Mods, Hello! I'm sorry for not having asked you beforehand about where this post of mine should belong, but could you move my post to Audio & Speech section? I figure it...

Glottal Stop?

A question to American Standard English speakers. Could you please tell, do you ever use glottal stop within one word (ca tf lap) or between the word boundaries ( a t the time...

Consonant Digraphs Vs Consonant Blends...

I have a question concerning consonant digraphs and consonant blends: Are these two the same? Can consonant blend and consonant digraph be used interchangeably to mean the...

Spoken English Classes In Pune?

Speaking English allows you to widen your horizons in terms of work options and the capacity to communicate with individuals from all over the world. Learn various techniques...
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