Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

More Fun with Homonyms

I am always in awe of how well some non-native English speakers have mastered my language, especially the pronunciation. For every pronunciation “rule” there seem to be dozens of exceptions. Sometimes I laugh at my poor husband when he pronounces a word wrong, but I always assure him that I am laughing at the sound only – there is no way I would ever expect him to know how to say some of our crazy words if he’s never heard them spoken before!

Here is a great compilation of homographs – try reading them out loud. Can you master the different pronunciations of each word?

English Isn’t As Easy As You Think

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This entry was posted on May 15, 2014 by in English Grammar, English pronunciation, Humor, Language Materials and tagged , , , , .
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