English is the official language in a large number of countries where atleast 2 billion of the world’s population communicates through it. The growing importance of this language cannot be denied in today’s global world. Knowing this language well makes us more competent to communicate with the entire world. But certain words of this language are mispronounced by most of us which hinders the correct usage of this language. Therefore, a list of common words of English are presented along with their correct pronunciations.
Pronounced as: Pro-nun-cia-shun. It is not correct to say ‘pro-noun-cia-shun’.
Pronounced as : Ah-mund(the u should be pronounced as it is done in the word sun. L is silent). But most people pronounce it as aal-mund which is wrong.
Pronounced as : De-bree. Pronouncing it as ‘de-briss’ is wrong.
Pronounced as : Boo-fay. The pronunciation of this word is not ‘buff-ay’.
Pronounced as :Wens-day. It is not pronounced as ‘wed-ness-day’.
Pronounced as : Kar-ah-mel. The word is not ‘car-mel’.
Pronounced as : Be-rry. It is wrong to say ‘buh-rry’.
Pronounced as : Koh-koh. It is not correct to say it as ‘koh-koh-wa’.
Pronounced as: Poe-um. It is not ‘poy-em’.
Pronounced as: Aye-ren. Do not say ‘eye-run’.
Pronounced as: Dee-mon. it is wrong to say ‘dey-mon’.
Pronounced as: Epi-tumi. The pronunciation is not ‘epi-toe-m’.
Pronounced as: Erb. It is not ‘herb’.
Pronounced as: Es-press-oh. It is incorrect to say ‘ex-press-o’.
Pronounced as: Ah-nion. It is not ‘o-nion’.
Pronounced as: Raz-ber-ee. It is wrong to say it as ‘rasp-berry’.
Pronounced as: Den-gee. Either of the following is a wrong pronunciation: ‘den-gyoo’/’den-goo’.
Pronounced as : Jew-ell-ree. It is not pronounced as ‘jew-ler-ee’.
Pronounced as: Bohl. It is not ‘ba-ohl’.
Pronounced as: Koo-pawn. It is widely mispronounced as ‘koo-pun’.
Pronounced as: Hoom-us. It is not ‘hum-iss’.
Pronounced as: Sher-bet. It is not ‘sher-bert’.
Pronounced as: Sa-tell. The ‘b’ is silent.
Pronounced as: Ass-ter-isk. It is not ‘ass-ter-iks’.
Pronounced as: Azma. It is often mispronounced as ‘as-tha-maa’.
Pronounced as: Alz-heim-er’s disease. Often mispronounced ‘al-zymer’.
This list will serve a guide to those who mispronounce these words but will surely get it correct after going through these list of words.