Saturday, October 8, 2016

22 Common Words You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong


English can be a tricky language, especially when it comes to pronunciation rules. There are a ton of words that you may or may not have been pronouncing wrong. Below are the 22 common words which are always mispronounced.

1. PIZZA

Wrong pronunciation : Pi-za
Correct pronunciation : Peet-zuh

2. PICTURE

Wrong pronunciation : Pit-cher
Correct pronunciation : Pik-cher

3. ZEBRA

Wrong pronunciation : Zeb-ra
Correct pronunciation : Zee-bra

4. DESSERT

Wrong pronunciation : Dez-ert
Correct pronunciation : Dizz-urt

5. BOWL

Wrong pronunciation : Baa-ool
Correct pronunciation : Bo-hl

6. WEDNESDAY

Wrong pronunciation : Wed-nes-day
Correct pronunciation : Wenz – day

7. SALOON

Wrong pronunciation : Sa-loon
Correct pronunciation : Sa-lawn

8. ALMOND

Wrong pronunciation : Aal-mund
Correct pronunciation : Ah-mund

9. ONION

Wrong pronunciation : O-nion
Correct pronunciation : A-nion

10. BASS

Wrong pronunciation : Bass
Correct pronunciation : Base

11. BUFFET

Wrong pronunciation : Buff-ay
Correct pronunciation : Boo-fay

12. LINGERIE

Wrong pronunciation : Lin-guh-ree
Correct pronunciation : Lawn-zhuh-ray

13. SOUR

Wrong pronunciation : Saar
Correct pronunciation : Sower

14. GENRE

Wrong pronunciation : Jen-ner
Correct pronunciation : Jon-ruh

15. QUOTE

Wrong pronunciation : Coat
Correct pronunciation : Kwo-te

16. NIKE

Wrong pronunciation : Naik
Correct pronunciation : Nai-KEY

17. IRON

Wrong pronunciation : Eye-run
Correct pronunciation : aye-urn

18. BANQUET

Wrong pronunciation : Ban-kway
Correct pronunciation : Ban-kwet

19. RESTAURANT

Wrong pronunciation : Res-trawnt
Correct pronunciation : Res-tuh-rawnt

20. NUTELLA

Wrong pronunciation : NAA-tell-uh
Correct pronunciation : NEW-tell-uh

21. TOUR

Wrong pronunciation : Toor
Correct pronunciation : Too-uhr

22. RASPBERRY

Wrong pronunciation : Rasp-berry
Correct pronunciation : Raz-ber-ee