187 - 10 English words with alternative pronunciation

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The English language has a lot of regional variations and different accents - and there are some words with two different (but correct) ways to pronounce them!The English language has a lot of regional variations and different accents - and there are some words with two different (but correct) ways to pronounce them!

Lesson text: https://www.espressoenglish.net/10-english-words-with-alternative-pronunciation/

In today's lesson, you'll learn some of the most common ones - like aunt, caramel, and route. So, which way should you say these words? You can choose whichever way you think sounds best... or whichever way other native English speakers around you tends to say them.

One of the most important aspects of English fluency is to pronounce words clearly, so that other people can understand you easily. And you don't want to make embarrassing mistakes like pronouncing the word "sheet" like "shit"!

You can improve your pronunciation by taking my American English Pronunciation Course. It has lots of listen-and-repeat exercises that will help you differentiate similar sounds and pronounce English words more accurately.

If you want even more practice, take the Shadowing with Shayna course, too. In these lessons, you can repeat phrases and sentences after me in order to improve your speaking rhythm and speed.

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