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Pronunciation: Difficult Words

This entry is part 35 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

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Pronunciation: Difficult Words

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1. 3 syllables
Vegetable … Comfortable … Fashionable … Suitable … + Inevitable (5 syllables)

2. 2 syllables
Favourite … Chocolate … Separate … + Delicate (3 syllables)

3. The Word ends  with Schwa*
Pencil … Several … Miserable … Table … Oval

4. 1 long syllable (1 syllable and a half?)
Tired … Bored … Choir … Mayor

5. Surpress sounds
Secretary … Jewellery … Extraordinary … Naturally … Enthusiastically

6. ‘cha’ sound
Temperature … Future … Nature … Literature … Culture … Honour … Answer

7. Other words that may cause problems
Mountain … Rhythm … Humour … Enough …Tourism … Crisps

 

 

*Schwa is the name given to a sound which is very common in English, and can be written as any vowel: A, E, I, O or U. For example:

Firem’n    (Fireman)

Lond’n     (London)

Coo-k’      (Cooker)

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