112. The most searched ‘HOW TO PRONOUNCE’ words on Google (and how to pronounce them)


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What are the words people struggle to pronounce the most?

In this episode, I’ll share with you the most searched ‘how to pronounce’ words on Google and talk about how to pronounce them.
Since they appeared in the top searches, it seems that people – native and non-native speakers – are unsure of their pronunciation. And for a good reason – many of them have two different pronunciations!

Here are the words people are most curious about:

Shein, Nike, Worcestershire, entrepreneur, GIF, water, often, doge, route.

Watch the video version and check the phonetic spelling and IPA here: https://bit.ly/3d0Uf0p

How to pronounce ‘entrepreneur’: https://hadarshemesh.com/podcast/111/
How to pronounce ‘water’: https://hadarshemesh.com/podcast/61/

5 Words You’re (probably) Pronouncing Wrong: https://theaccentsway.com/five-mispronounce/
6 FOOD NAMES you’re (probably) pronouncing WRONG: https://theaccentsway.com/six-food-names/

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