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Pronouncing English isn’t easy for all. Obviously.

2019-09-16 09:38 #0 by: Niklas

A discussion in the Chocolate community got me thinking about Finnish comedian Ismo and his issues with pronouncing or not pronouncing the letter b in English words. Finnish is an easy language to read because words are pronounced the way they are spelled. Like “Ei saa peittää”. Just read it out loud as it is spelled. Understanding Finnish is a completely different challenge. That is practically impossible.

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2019-09-16 10:28 #1 by: Leia

😂😂 I would have never thought of that, I wonder what others English words have B in?

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2019-09-16 12:22 #2 by: jordan

#1 The word bomber is quite funny in this case, as you pronounce the first but not the second B Laughing out loud Otherwise most of the time when B is at the end (climb, limb) it isn't pronounced!

I agree with understanding Finnish as well, even looking at Finnish words looks complicated (even if the initial pronunciation isn't!). I don't envy those who study English as a second language, the number of rules in spelling and pronunciation definitely makes it more complicated. 

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2019-09-17 05:03 #3 by: Emo

ThinkingAlways interesting to learn something.

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