American accent: How to pronounce 10 Difficult Words in American English [Student Request]

Mar 22, 2021

American accent: How to pronounce 10 Difficult Words in American English [Student Request]

3/22/2021

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This video comes from a student request! Can you pronounce these 10 words in American English? Cumbersome, continuous, colonel, tired, taught, through, dropped, bud, suds, fifth (2 pronunciations). Hear the pronunciation at my regular speed, and then see each word up close and in slow motion (with sound!) so you can see the pronunciation in detail. No frills, no long explanations - just the actual pronunciation!

(Video Transcript)

 

Hi, I’m Julie with San Diego Voice and Accent, and in this video you’ll learn how to pronounce 10 difficult words in American English.

 

So let’s get started. In this video, you’ll hear me pronounce 10 different words. I’ll say them at my normal pace, and also up close and in slow motion so you can really see the pronunciation in detail. Let’s get started with word #1.

 

Cumbersome 

Cumbersome

Continuous

Colonel

Tired

Taught

Through

Dropped

Bud

Suds

Fifth (2 pronunciations)

 

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