Test your knowledge about these common errors for pronunciation in American English. Then use the links to get help correcting them.
Many words in English with the letter O do not say the "o" vowel sound. The video helps you learn which other vowel sounds are spelled with letter o.
Want more help with letter o? Check out this lesson for words beginning with "pro."
In the dictionary, the pronunciation of actually is written as /æktuəli/, which sounds like ack-chew-uh-li. Most of the time, we don't say all four syllables, but instead, we use three: "ack-chuh-li." Use the video above to help you hear and pronounce this word the way Americans do. Then try some sentences using the word.
If you learned to speak English in India, or if you speak an Indian language, these are the accent patterns you are likely to have when speaking American English.
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