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Speech World teaches good and excellent English to everyone interested in improving their usage of the English Language. If you want to improve on your your knowledge of the pronunciation and grammar of English, then you're at the right place. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

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SILENT LETTERS B & W

SILENT LETTERS 'B' & 'W' Silent B’s debt /det/ subtle /ˈsʌtl/ doubt /daʊt/ comb / kəʊm/ plumber /ˈplʌmə/ tomb /tuːm/ thumb /θʌm/ climbing /ˈklaɪmɪŋ/ succumb /səˈkʌm/ bomber /ˈbɒmə/ Silent W’s sword /sɔːd/ answer /ˈɑːnsə/ who /huː/ whore /hɔː/ whose /huːz/ whom /huːm/ wreck /rek/ wrath /rɒθ/ write /raɪt/ written /ˈrɪtn/ IG: @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

14 minJUL 6
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SILENT LETTERS B & W

Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II

Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II Very calm: Serene. Very careful: Cautious. Very clean: Spotless. Very clear: Obvious. Very cold: Freezing. Very depressed: Despondent. Very fat: Obese. Very friendly: Amiable. Very great: Terrific. Very valuable: Invaluable. Very little: Tiny. Very Interesting: Captivating. Very noisy: Deafening. Very mean: Cruel. Very perfect: Flawless. Very open : Transparent. Very skillful: Accomplished. Very smart: Intelligent. Very shy: Timid. Very rich: Wealthy. Very short: Brief. Very poor: Destitute. Very necessary: Essential. Very important: Crucial. Very old: Archaic/Ancient. Very often: Frequently. Very lazy: Indolent. Very happy: Ecstatic. Very hard: Difficult. Very hard-to-find: Rare / Scarce. Very fast: Swift. Very frightening: Terrifying. Very funny: Hilarious. Very good: Excellent. Very confused: Perplexed. Very creative: Innovative. Very deep: Profound. Very detailed: Meticulous. Very dear: Cherished. Very cute: Adorable IG: @spechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmailcom --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

12 minJUN 30
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Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II

SILENT LETTERS 'P' & 'T'

SILENT LETTER'S ‘T' & ‘P' SILENT ‘P’ Psalm /sɑːmz/ Psycho /ˈsaɪkəʊ/ Psychology /saɪˈkɒləʤi/ Pseudonym /ˈsjuːdənɪm/ Pneumonia/njuːˈməʊniə/ Coup /kuː/ Corp /kɔː/ Receipt /rɪˈsiːt/ SILENT ‘T’ Listen /ˈlɪsn/ Hasten /ˈheɪsn/ Fasten /ˈfɑːsn/ Castle /ˈkɑːsl/ Sachet /ˈsæʃeɪ/ Depot /ˈdepəʊ/ Ballet /ˈbæleɪ/ Often /ˈɒfn/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES SILENT 'P' In the book of Psalms, we're enjoined to always praise God. Some of his friends act like psychos sometimes. I was told that she studied Psychology in Oxford. Mark Twain is the pseudonym of the American writer Samuel L. Clemens. Pneumonia is a sickness that affects the lungs and often makes it difficult to breathe. Recently, there was a Coup attempt on the president. However, it wasn't successful. Most Local Government Inspectors treat Corp Members as trash. Where is my receipt? SILENT 'T' He got married to a good listener. Their departure was hastened by an abnormally cold winter. Everyone, fasten your seat belts. Most millionaires built their castles along the lake. Kindly get me a sachet of water. Guns and ammunition were stored in the depot. We're going to a ballet tonight. How often do you call your mother? I.G. : @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: speechworld20@gmailcom.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 27
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SILENT LETTERS 'P' & 'T'

AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY"

AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY" Very beautiful: Gorgeous. Very tired: Exhausted. Very hungry: Starving or Famished. Very afraid: Fearful. Very angry: Furious. Very annoying: Exasperating. Very bad: Awful. Very big: Massive or Gigantic. Very boring: Dull. Very bright: Luminous Very busy: swamped or hectic. SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES Don't say: Victoria is a very beautiful woman. Say: Victoria is a gorgeous woman. Don't say: You look very tired. Say: You look exhausted. Don't say: The children are very hungry. Say: The children are starving / famished. Don't say: She seems to be very afraid. Say: She seems to be fearful. Don't say: What she said made him very angry. Say: What she said made him furious. Don't say: It was a very bad day for everyone. Say: It was an awful day for everyone. Don't say: The fort had very big walls. Say: The fort had massive/gigantic walls. Don't say: Today's concert was very boring. Today's concert was quite dull. Don't say: The room was very bright with sunlight. Say: The room was luminous with sunlight. Don't say: The mall is usually very busy with people. The mall is usually swamped with people. OR Don't say: I had a very busy day. Say: I had a hectic day. Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com IG and Twitter Accounts: @speechworld20. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 23
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AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY"

Pronounce Your Letters Correctly

A /eɪ/ B /biː/ C /siː/ D /diː/ E /iː/ F /ef/ G /ʤiː/ H /eɪʧ/ I /aɪ/ J /ʤeɪ/ K /keɪ/ L /el/ M /em/ N /en/ O /əʊ/ P /piː/ Q /kjuː/ R /ɑː/ S /es/ T /tiː/ U /juː/ V /viː/ W /ˈdʌblju:/ X /eks/ Y /waɪ/ Z /zed/ Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com IG, Twitter: @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

15 minJUN 20
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Pronounce Your Letters Correctly

WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I?

WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I? The Variants: Subjects He and I / I and He She and I / I and She Objects: You and Me / Me and You Him and Me / Me and Him Her and ME / Me and Her To be sincere, none of the second parts of the above pairs is incorrect. It's just considered polite to place another person ahead of oneself, which is why the first part of the pairs "YOU and I", etc, are considered better. And to some extent, politeness is an important factor in excellent speaking and communication, hence, we all are advised to go for the the first parts of the pairs. Thus, For Subject: Don't say: I and You Say: You and I Don't say: I and He Say: HE and I Don't say: I and She Say: She and I And For Object: Don't say: Me and You Say: You and Me Don't say: Me and Him Say: Him and Me Don't say: Me and Her Say: Her and Me Contact: +2349036713275 Email: josephlaughters@gmail.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 12
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WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I?

PAST TENSE MARKERS

PAST TENSE MARKERS Most verbs in English language realize their past tense forms by adding the suffix 'd' / 'ed' to their base forms. The following rules should be followed in pronouncing these markers whenever they occur: To be pronounced as /d/: If the base form of a verb ends with a voiced consonant sound, e.g. /m, ʤ, b, g, v, z, ð, ʒ, l, n, ŋ/, the past tense marker should be pronounced as /d/. Calmed /kɑːmd/ Caged /keɪʤd/ Robbed /rɒbd/ Moved /muːvd/ Called /kɔːld/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. We have moved twice just in this year alone. 2. The manager still didn't answer the phone even though I called him as earlier instructed. To be pronounced as /d/: If the base form of a verb ends with a vowel sound, e.g. /i:, e, eɪ, aɪ, juː, ɜː / etc., the past tense marker should also be pronounced as /d/. Showed /ʃəʊd/, Dismayed /dɪsˈmeɪd/ Fried /fraɪd/ Echoed /ˈekəʊd/ Ploughed /plaʊd/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. The house echoed with the sound of children’s voices. 2. H...

14 minJUN 9
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PAST TENSE MARKERS

How To Use YOU and I & YOU and ME

HOW TO USE YOU AND I & YOU AND ME To start with, YOU and I & YOU and ME are both compound personal pronouns. And just like any other pronoun, they are either used as subject or as object. TIPS ON USAGE: As SUBJECT, use YOU and I. Examples: 1. YOU and I have been best friends for years. 2. YOU and I have been selected to represent our school in the forthcoming musical competition. 3. YOU and I should stand together against rape and sexual molestation. As DIRECT OBJECT, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. These laws were made to protect YOU and ME from danger. 2. He deceived YOU and ME. 3. She has invited YOU and ME to the party. As INDIRECT OBJECT, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. Dad told YOU and ME the whole story. 2. Our neighbour sent YOU and ME a birthday present each. As OBJECT/COMPLETIVE OF A PREPOSITION, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. The pineapple is to be shared between YOU and ME. 2. The president isn't making life any better for YOU and ME. SIMPLER TRICKS If still confused on how to u...

14 minJUN 6
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How To Use YOU and I & YOU and ME

COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II

Hi Listeners. It's a new podcast on COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II And I believe you'd learn a lot more than you've always. WORDS 1. Sword /sɔːd/ 2. Gnash /næʃ/ 3. Dove /dʌv/ 4. Falcon /ˈfɔːlkən/ 5. Victual /ˈvɪtl/ 6. Swap /swɒp/ 7. Scarce /skeəs/ 8. Jeopardy /ˈʤepədi/ 9. Adjacent /əˈʤeɪsənt/ 10. Insatiable /ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. What do you need a sword for? /wɒt duː juː niːd ə sɔːd fɔː/ 2. She gnashed her teeth at the students. /ʃiː næʃt hɜː tiːθ ət ðə ˈstjuːdənts/ 3. When referring to a bird, pronounce this word as dove. /wen rɪˈfɜːrɪŋ tuː ə bɜːd prəˈnaʊns ðɪs wɜːd əz dʌv/ 4. 4. A falcon is a bird of prey. /ə ˈfɔːlkən ɪz ə bɜːd ɒv preɪ/ 5. The government sent us some victuals as palliatives. /ðə ˈgʌvnmənt sent ʌs sʌm ˈvɪtlz əz ˈpælɪətɪvz/ 6. He swapped his London home for a cottage in Scotland. /hiː swɒpt hɪz ˈlʌndən həʊm fɔːr ə ˈkɒtɪʤ ɪn ˈskɒtlənd/ 7. Sc...

11 minJUN 3
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COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II

Common Mispronounced Words

WORDS 1. Fatal /ˈfeɪtl/ 2. Suite /swiːt/ 3. Story /ˈstɔːri/ 4. Colonel /ˈkɜːnl/ 5. Month /mʌnθ/ 6. Cupboard /ˈkʌpəd/ 7. Leopard /ˈlepəd/ 8. Nocturnal /nɒkˈtɜːnl/ 9. Oven /ˈʌvn/ 10. Cucumber /ˈkjuːkʌmbə/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. The accident wasn't fatal. /ði ˈæksɪdənt wɒznt ˈfeɪtl/ 2. The next time you try to say this word, make sure you say 'suite'. /ðə nekst taɪm juː traɪ tuː seɪ ðɪs wɜːd, meɪk ʃʊə juː seɪ swiːt/ 3. Your story is usually more interesting when you're successful. /jɔː ˈstɔːri ɪz ˈjuːʒʊəli mɔː ˈɪntrɪstɪŋ wen jʊə səkˈsesfʊl/ 4. My father retired as a colonel in the navy. /maɪ ˈfɑːðə rɪˈtaɪəd æz ə ˈkɜːnl ɪn ðə ˈneɪvi/ 5. What's your month of birth? /wɒts jɔː mʌnθ ɒv bɜːθ/ 6. Put the dishes in the cupboard. /pʊt ðə ˈdɪʃɪz ɪn ðə ˈkʌbəd/ 7. When I was much younger, I'd dream of leopards chasing me. /wen aɪ wɒz mʌʧ ˈjʌŋə, aɪd driːm ɒv ˈlepədz ˈʧ...

14 minJUN 1
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Common Mispronounced Words

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SILENT LETTERS B & W

SILENT LETTERS 'B' & 'W' Silent B’s debt /det/ subtle /ˈsʌtl/ doubt /daʊt/ comb / kəʊm/ plumber /ˈplʌmə/ tomb /tuːm/ thumb /θʌm/ climbing /ˈklaɪmɪŋ/ succumb /səˈkʌm/ bomber /ˈbɒmə/ Silent W’s sword /sɔːd/ answer /ˈɑːnsə/ who /huː/ whore /hɔː/ whose /huːz/ whom /huːm/ wreck /rek/ wrath /rɒθ/ write /raɪt/ written /ˈrɪtn/ IG: @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

14 minJUL 6
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SILENT LETTERS B & W

Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II

Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II Very calm: Serene. Very careful: Cautious. Very clean: Spotless. Very clear: Obvious. Very cold: Freezing. Very depressed: Despondent. Very fat: Obese. Very friendly: Amiable. Very great: Terrific. Very valuable: Invaluable. Very little: Tiny. Very Interesting: Captivating. Very noisy: Deafening. Very mean: Cruel. Very perfect: Flawless. Very open : Transparent. Very skillful: Accomplished. Very smart: Intelligent. Very shy: Timid. Very rich: Wealthy. Very short: Brief. Very poor: Destitute. Very necessary: Essential. Very important: Crucial. Very old: Archaic/Ancient. Very often: Frequently. Very lazy: Indolent. Very happy: Ecstatic. Very hard: Difficult. Very hard-to-find: Rare / Scarce. Very fast: Swift. Very frightening: Terrifying. Very funny: Hilarious. Very good: Excellent. Very confused: Perplexed. Very creative: Innovative. Very deep: Profound. Very detailed: Meticulous. Very dear: Cherished. Very cute: Adorable IG: @spechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmailcom --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

12 minJUN 30
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Avoid Using The Word 'Very' II

SILENT LETTERS 'P' & 'T'

SILENT LETTER'S ‘T' & ‘P' SILENT ‘P’ Psalm /sɑːmz/ Psycho /ˈsaɪkəʊ/ Psychology /saɪˈkɒləʤi/ Pseudonym /ˈsjuːdənɪm/ Pneumonia/njuːˈməʊniə/ Coup /kuː/ Corp /kɔː/ Receipt /rɪˈsiːt/ SILENT ‘T’ Listen /ˈlɪsn/ Hasten /ˈheɪsn/ Fasten /ˈfɑːsn/ Castle /ˈkɑːsl/ Sachet /ˈsæʃeɪ/ Depot /ˈdepəʊ/ Ballet /ˈbæleɪ/ Often /ˈɒfn/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES SILENT 'P' In the book of Psalms, we're enjoined to always praise God. Some of his friends act like psychos sometimes. I was told that she studied Psychology in Oxford. Mark Twain is the pseudonym of the American writer Samuel L. Clemens. Pneumonia is a sickness that affects the lungs and often makes it difficult to breathe. Recently, there was a Coup attempt on the president. However, it wasn't successful. Most Local Government Inspectors treat Corp Members as trash. Where is my receipt? SILENT 'T' He got married to a good listener. Their departure was hastened by an abnormally cold winter. Everyone, fasten your seat belts. Most millionaires built their castles along the lake. Kindly get me a sachet of water. Guns and ammunition were stored in the depot. We're going to a ballet tonight. How often do you call your mother? I.G. : @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 Email: speechworld20@gmailcom.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 27
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SILENT LETTERS 'P' & 'T'

AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY"

AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY" Very beautiful: Gorgeous. Very tired: Exhausted. Very hungry: Starving or Famished. Very afraid: Fearful. Very angry: Furious. Very annoying: Exasperating. Very bad: Awful. Very big: Massive or Gigantic. Very boring: Dull. Very bright: Luminous Very busy: swamped or hectic. SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES Don't say: Victoria is a very beautiful woman. Say: Victoria is a gorgeous woman. Don't say: You look very tired. Say: You look exhausted. Don't say: The children are very hungry. Say: The children are starving / famished. Don't say: She seems to be very afraid. Say: She seems to be fearful. Don't say: What she said made him very angry. Say: What she said made him furious. Don't say: It was a very bad day for everyone. Say: It was an awful day for everyone. Don't say: The fort had very big walls. Say: The fort had massive/gigantic walls. Don't say: Today's concert was very boring. Today's concert was quite dull. Don't say: The room was very bright with sunlight. Say: The room was luminous with sunlight. Don't say: The mall is usually very busy with people. The mall is usually swamped with people. OR Don't say: I had a very busy day. Say: I had a hectic day. Contact: +2349036713275 Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com IG and Twitter Accounts: @speechworld20. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 23
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AVOID THE USE OF THE WORD "VERY"

Pronounce Your Letters Correctly

A /eɪ/ B /biː/ C /siː/ D /diː/ E /iː/ F /ef/ G /ʤiː/ H /eɪʧ/ I /aɪ/ J /ʤeɪ/ K /keɪ/ L /el/ M /em/ N /en/ O /əʊ/ P /piː/ Q /kjuː/ R /ɑː/ S /es/ T /tiː/ U /juː/ V /viː/ W /ˈdʌblju:/ X /eks/ Y /waɪ/ Z /zed/ Email: Speechworld20@gmail.com IG, Twitter: @speechworld20 Contact: +2349036713275 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

15 minJUN 20
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Pronounce Your Letters Correctly

WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I?

WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I? The Variants: Subjects He and I / I and He She and I / I and She Objects: You and Me / Me and You Him and Me / Me and Him Her and ME / Me and Her To be sincere, none of the second parts of the above pairs is incorrect. It's just considered polite to place another person ahead of oneself, which is why the first part of the pairs "YOU and I", etc, are considered better. And to some extent, politeness is an important factor in excellent speaking and communication, hence, we all are advised to go for the the first parts of the pairs. Thus, For Subject: Don't say: I and You Say: You and I Don't say: I and He Say: HE and I Don't say: I and She Say: She and I And For Object: Don't say: Me and You Say: You and Me Don't say: Me and Him Say: Him and Me Don't say: Me and Her Say: Her and Me Contact: +2349036713275 Email: josephlaughters@gmail.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speecworld/joseph-laughte/support

11 minJUN 12
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WHICH IS CORRECT: I and YOU / YOU and I?

PAST TENSE MARKERS

PAST TENSE MARKERS Most verbs in English language realize their past tense forms by adding the suffix 'd' / 'ed' to their base forms. The following rules should be followed in pronouncing these markers whenever they occur: To be pronounced as /d/: If the base form of a verb ends with a voiced consonant sound, e.g. /m, ʤ, b, g, v, z, ð, ʒ, l, n, ŋ/, the past tense marker should be pronounced as /d/. Calmed /kɑːmd/ Caged /keɪʤd/ Robbed /rɒbd/ Moved /muːvd/ Called /kɔːld/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. We have moved twice just in this year alone. 2. The manager still didn't answer the phone even though I called him as earlier instructed. To be pronounced as /d/: If the base form of a verb ends with a vowel sound, e.g. /i:, e, eɪ, aɪ, juː, ɜː / etc., the past tense marker should also be pronounced as /d/. Showed /ʃəʊd/, Dismayed /dɪsˈmeɪd/ Fried /fraɪd/ Echoed /ˈekəʊd/ Ploughed /plaʊd/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. The house echoed with the sound of children’s voices. 2. H...

14 minJUN 9
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PAST TENSE MARKERS

How To Use YOU and I & YOU and ME

HOW TO USE YOU AND I & YOU AND ME To start with, YOU and I & YOU and ME are both compound personal pronouns. And just like any other pronoun, they are either used as subject or as object. TIPS ON USAGE: As SUBJECT, use YOU and I. Examples: 1. YOU and I have been best friends for years. 2. YOU and I have been selected to represent our school in the forthcoming musical competition. 3. YOU and I should stand together against rape and sexual molestation. As DIRECT OBJECT, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. These laws were made to protect YOU and ME from danger. 2. He deceived YOU and ME. 3. She has invited YOU and ME to the party. As INDIRECT OBJECT, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. Dad told YOU and ME the whole story. 2. Our neighbour sent YOU and ME a birthday present each. As OBJECT/COMPLETIVE OF A PREPOSITION, use YOU and ME. Examples: 1. The pineapple is to be shared between YOU and ME. 2. The president isn't making life any better for YOU and ME. SIMPLER TRICKS If still confused on how to u...

14 minJUN 6
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How To Use YOU and I & YOU and ME

COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II

Hi Listeners. It's a new podcast on COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II And I believe you'd learn a lot more than you've always. WORDS 1. Sword /sɔːd/ 2. Gnash /næʃ/ 3. Dove /dʌv/ 4. Falcon /ˈfɔːlkən/ 5. Victual /ˈvɪtl/ 6. Swap /swɒp/ 7. Scarce /skeəs/ 8. Jeopardy /ˈʤepədi/ 9. Adjacent /əˈʤeɪsənt/ 10. Insatiable /ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. What do you need a sword for? /wɒt duː juː niːd ə sɔːd fɔː/ 2. She gnashed her teeth at the students. /ʃiː næʃt hɜː tiːθ ət ðə ˈstjuːdənts/ 3. When referring to a bird, pronounce this word as dove. /wen rɪˈfɜːrɪŋ tuː ə bɜːd prəˈnaʊns ðɪs wɜːd əz dʌv/ 4. 4. A falcon is a bird of prey. /ə ˈfɔːlkən ɪz ə bɜːd ɒv preɪ/ 5. The government sent us some victuals as palliatives. /ðə ˈgʌvnmənt sent ʌs sʌm ˈvɪtlz əz ˈpælɪətɪvz/ 6. He swapped his London home for a cottage in Scotland. /hiː swɒpt hɪz ˈlʌndən həʊm fɔːr ə ˈkɒtɪʤ ɪn ˈskɒtlənd/ 7. Sc...

11 minJUN 3
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COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS II

Common Mispronounced Words

WORDS 1. Fatal /ˈfeɪtl/ 2. Suite /swiːt/ 3. Story /ˈstɔːri/ 4. Colonel /ˈkɜːnl/ 5. Month /mʌnθ/ 6. Cupboard /ˈkʌpəd/ 7. Leopard /ˈlepəd/ 8. Nocturnal /nɒkˈtɜːnl/ 9. Oven /ˈʌvn/ 10. Cucumber /ˈkjuːkʌmbə/ SENTENTIAL EXAMPLES 1. The accident wasn't fatal. /ði ˈæksɪdənt wɒznt ˈfeɪtl/ 2. The next time you try to say this word, make sure you say 'suite'. /ðə nekst taɪm juː traɪ tuː seɪ ðɪs wɜːd, meɪk ʃʊə juː seɪ swiːt/ 3. Your story is usually more interesting when you're successful. /jɔː ˈstɔːri ɪz ˈjuːʒʊəli mɔː ˈɪntrɪstɪŋ wen jʊə səkˈsesfʊl/ 4. My father retired as a colonel in the navy. /maɪ ˈfɑːðə rɪˈtaɪəd æz ə ˈkɜːnl ɪn ðə ˈneɪvi/ 5. What's your month of birth? /wɒts jɔː mʌnθ ɒv bɜːθ/ 6. Put the dishes in the cupboard. /pʊt ðə ˈdɪʃɪz ɪn ðə ˈkʌbəd/ 7. When I was much younger, I'd dream of leopards chasing me. /wen aɪ wɒz mʌʧ ˈjʌŋə, aɪd driːm ɒv ˈlepədz ˈʧ...

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Common Mispronounced Words
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