Do you rely on the people around you to know how to pronounce words? This is generally a good strategy for those working on their accent in American English. However, it is important to be aware of words which Americans often mispronounce. Some of these are listed below. The good news? If you examine the way these words are spelled, you are unlikely to make the common pronunciation mistakes you might be hearing. Listen to the recording below while looking at the words. Imitate the recording until you are saying it the same way. Then try reading the words. Did you pronounce them correctly?
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