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am i pronouncing these words correctly in british accent?

Rohit Nelluri
English Learner


Could you please check weather i'm pronouncing correctly? Especially t sound 

i feel, i'm using stress everywhere.

Any suggestions would you like to give?


Thank you.

This topic was modified 5 months ago by Rohit Nelluri
Topic starter Posted : 01/12/2020 1:23 pm
Michael Lavers
Member Admin

For the most part, it's really good! The 3rd one was a little difficult to catch. Did you say "Credit card"? If so, I'd say you could put a bit more stress on the 2 syllables of "credit".

In words like "Temper", your pronunciation sounds a bit like "TEMPA" with an A. This is common in some accents and dialects. But generally, it's not that strong. Focus on the difference between an A sound and a Schwa sound. 

The second "Doll" was much better than the first one too!

For "Certainly", again, make sure you're pronouncing all the syllables and don't rush. Cer-tain-ly. 

To hear native pronunciations, I always recommend the website You can search the word and compare your own try to theirs. I hope it goes well

Posted : 01/12/2020 10:41 pm
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