In English, the silent letters often wreak havoc with pronunciation. Silent bs can be particularly problematic: debt subtle dumb comb tomb thumb bomb, bomber, bombing, bombs – most problematic for Swedish speakers since Swedish has the word ‘bomb’ and most Swedish teachers of English teach bomb… Read More ›
A-nalle-sis. If you get stuck in a speech or if you have problems with this word and you are a Swedish speaker – think Nalle! It may sounds stupid and you may feel like an idiot but this never fails!
Here come some lovely phonetic alphabet charts for you: