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27 Mispronounced Everyday Words – English Pronunciation Training – Improve Accent & Speak Clearly

In this English pronunciation lesson with your New English Trainer ‘Kat’ you will learn about 27 English words that probably you have been mispronouncing all this while. These words are often used in your Everyday English conversation. Watch the video as Kat gives you the correct native pronunciation of these simple English words, so that the next time you pronounce them correctly while speaking English. Also focus on the syllable stress and English accent so that you get the correct intonation while saying these words. We hope this English lesson with Native speaker Kat would help you improving your English pronunciation, come back for more such interesting pronunciation training lessons.

Poem-

POE-um  NOT po-yem
Eg: Writing poems is my hobby

Epitome-
EPI-Tumi NOT epi-tom-e
Used to describe a person or thing which is a perfect example of a particular type or quality.
Jolly is the “epitome” of hard work and punctuality.

Debris
De-bree  NOT deb-ris
The debris had to be cleared post the earthquake
Remains of rubbish or scattered pieces

Asthma-
AZ-MA NOT as-th-ma
 Collin had Asthma since birth
A condition where you have difficulty in breathing

Wednesday
Wenz-day
NOT  wed-nezz-day
What you doing this Wednesday?

Pizza-
Peet-za, NOT pee-za
We’re ordering pizza over the weekend

Lingerie-
lawn-zhuh-ray NOT ling-eree
The Lingerie store is on the 3rd floor.
Women’s innerwear

Bowl
Bo-l
NOT  ba-owl
Can you pass me the bowl of lemonade?
A round dish used to keep food or liquid.

Breakfast-
BREK-fust NOT brayk-fast
I had poached eggs and milk for breakfast

Video-
vid-i-yo NOT weee-diyo
You are now watching this vid-i-yo on youtube

Discretion-
dis-kreh-shun NOT dis-kreee-shun
As the CEO, hiring temporary staff is his discretion
The freedom to decide what needs to be done in a situation.

Violin-
va-yuh-lin NOT voi-ee-lin
She has been playing the violin sine third grade.
A famous musical instrument

Monk-
Munk NOT maw-nk
Did you read the book, the monk who sold his ferrari?

Bury-
ber-ry NOT burrreE
They buried the dead sparrow
To hide or cover something completely.

Dengue-
den-gee NOT den-goo
Dengue is spread because of mosquitoes
A scary disease that you don’t wanna catch

Tomb-
Toom NOT toom-b
In the olden days, they kept dead bodies in tombs
 A large vault made to bury the dead

Coupon-
koo-pawn  NOT  kooo-pun
I need to use my coupon or else it may not be valid anymore

Marijuana-
mar-uh-wah-nuh NOT marri-Ju-ana
Smoking Marijuana is illegal in some countries
This is an illegal drug usually smoked in cigarettes

Iron-
Aye-un NOT aye-run
Your clothes look shabby, haven’t you ironed it?

Banquet-
bank-wet NOT bank-way
We’re hosting a banquet for the engagement, everyone’s invited

Mojito-

Mo-hee-toh  NOT Mo-jee-tho
A nice cool Mojito is what I like to sip on when it’s hot

Restaurant-
res-trawnt NOT res-tawr-ent
The new restaurant serves yummy Italian food

 Entrepreneur-
on-truh-pren-yur NOT enTRE-pren-Yur
Molly is an entrepreneur at just 22 years old
A self-employed person

Data-
day-ta NOT daaa-ta
Please save the data in your drive.

Demon-
dee-munNOT de-mawn
eg: Did you watch the movie where they exorcise demons?

Genre-
zhon-ruh NOT gen-reee
What genre of books do you like reading?
A category of something like arts, literature, music, science, etc.

Pronunciation-
Pr-nun-see-ay-shun NOT Pr-noun-see-ay-shun
Good pronunciation is the key to fluency in English

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