Review Your English Pronunciation
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Non-Phonetic English Spelling
English spelling is much less phonetic than other European languages such as Italian...
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The Ame 'O' Sound
I've noticed on American-oriented dictionaries/wordlists dotted about the WWW that...
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Sound Files For The IPA Handbook
I've come across what to me is a momentous discovery but to others here may be well...
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It Took 20 Yrs But...
OK, it took 20 years, but today I had a revelation. The fact that it took 20 yrs...
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Confusable Words
I noticed a real schoolboy howler on the BBC News website earlier today. A house...
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Place Name Pronunciations
I can half understand why we don't say Paree, but why shouldn't English speaking...
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Pooberty
I just heard Scott Simon (obTWIAVBP: American radio host) say "puberty" as POOberty...
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Pronunciation Of "Manga"
At a library in Oregon, I was asked about "monja". As I didn't understand what monja...
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What Makes English So Difficult To Learn...
Why many foreign speakers have such problems with the English language? I mean,...
Then/Than Pronunciation
This has probably been covered before, but it's a tough one to Google, both words...
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Vowel For 'Dad' Vs 'Mad'
I notice that none of the dictionaries I have access to distinguish between the basic...
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Long A Or Short A Vowel Sound?
My fellow court reporting students and I are in disagreement over the vowel sound...
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British Pronunciation Vs American Prononciation...
Which one do you prefer? And the reason behind it? Thank you.
No [D] In My Speech?
The recent AUE discussions about the pronunciation of the consonants in a word like...
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Hardest Language To Teach?
I had intentions of coming to this forum and asking, "do you think English is the...
Free English Pronunciation Software?
I am not good in my English & I would like to download a free pronunciation software...
Ignorant Pronunciation Of Words Seen But...
A problem of the autodidact. The case that springs to mind is Fred Kite, the Peter...
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Pronunciation Of Acronyms
How should an acronym be pronounced? Should we pronounce each letter, or treat it...
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Yogurt
I always thought the pronunciation of 'yogurt' as yoh-gert was left pondian, and...
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