Pronunciation

Learn English Pronunciation

Pronunciation can be a tricky matter when it comes to the English language. Unlike with languages like Hindi and Tamil, letters in English take on multiple phonetic forms (think of the a in‘can’and the a in‘war’); thus, the concept of pronouncing a word the way it is spelled does not apply. This is partly the result of derivation; English is a derivative language. It means that many of its words and phrases have been borrowed from other languages (cafe,...
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Numbers 11 – 90

This lesson is part of an Elemental English series on numbers, that includes lessons on: 0 – 10 in English 0 – 100 in English 100 – 1 million in English. Pronouncing numbers correctly is essential to avoid misunderstandings when discussing prices, trading phone numbers and so much more. Pronouncing the teen and ten numbers (11 – ...
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Counting the Numbers 0 – 100

0 “zero” 1 “one” 2 “two” 3 “three” 4 “four” 5 “five” 6 “six” 7 “seven” 8 “eight” 9 “nine” 10 “ten” 11 “eleven” 12 “twelve” 13 “thirteen” 14 “fourteen” 15 “fifteen” 16 “sixteen” 17 “seventeen” 18 “eighteen” 19 “nineteen” 20 “twenty” or 21 “twenty-one” 22 ”twenty-two” 23 ”twenty-three” 24 ”twenty-four” 25 “twenty-five” 26 “twenty-six” 27 ”twenty-seven” ...
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Numbers 100 – 1 million

100 “one hundred” “One Hundred Park Avenue” “a hundred” “That was a hundred times better than I thought it’d be.”   101 “One hundred and one” “One Hundred and One Dalmatians was a great movie.” “one hundred one” “a hundred one” “a hundred and one” 1,000 (1000 or 1k) “one thousand” “The dress cost one thousand dollars!” ...
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