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The skinhead of spelling, the slag of speech

July 18, 2014

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We have the full version of the famous 'pronunciation poem' that sends chills up the spine of native speakers and dismay to the non-natives.

Ten horrible habits about learning

November 12, 2012


HAVE BAD HABITS, say sayonara to learning a language. Full story by yours truly at Yago:— Ten horrible language study habits you must ditch | | 28 Oct 2012 © Learn English or Starve, 2012, licensed to Image via

How do you mispronounce them?

March 8, 2012

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I HAVEN’T BEEN ATTENDING to this blog for some time, and I thought a restarter is best done not in a heavy manner. I have noticed that many people are mispronouncing two words (and their related forms) with increasing regularity — even on scientific or nature TV programmes. The pronunciation guidelines apply to all varieties of […]

Pronunciation is as much good English as good grammar

September 9, 2010


Good pronunciation makes for a good first impression. When people understand you, many good things can come to you.