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International Phonetic Alphabet

Pronunciation is one of the most important aspects of every language which is simultaneously one of the most neglected issues. Most of the teachers focus on grammar, vocabulary, reading, etc.; pronunciation is left at the very end. I always thought that the way in which I pronounce English words is acceptable; I was satisfied with it. However, during my studies I could see that my pronunciation isn’t so good. I noticed that many words consist of completely different sounds than I thought before. I got to know that changing the sounds of the words I can change their meaning. It’s terrible, isn’t it? Continue reading “International Phonetic Alphabet”