English pronunciation can be tricky ! Stress and innovation can prove to be a minefield for new language learners as some words are not pronounced as you would expect.

There are silent letters as in the K in the word Knowledge and the P in the word Cupboard. 

Some letter are pronounced differently in different words as in the A in the word April.

And some sounds bear no ressemblance to the written letters on the page as in the “ach’ as in the word Stomach.

So it’s always recommended to check the pronunciation of new words in one of the on-line dictionnaries.

Click here to listen to these 20 frequently mispronounced words that you’ll never get wrong again!

 

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