Some words are commonly misspelled – by both native and non-native English speakers stationary – means still, not moving. He hit a stationary car. stationery – office supplies. If you need more stationery, please contact Adam. loose – the opposite… Read More ›
enough cough trough plough through slough are all pronounced differently 😦
Received Pronunciation (RP), also called the Queen’s (or King’s) English, Oxford English or BBC English, is the accent of Standard English in England, with a relationship to regional accents similar to the relationship in other European languages between their standard varieties… Read More ›
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!