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10 Difficult English Words Explained


Squirrel. Murderer. Juror. Rural.

AGH!! Why are some English words SO hard to pronounce??

A lot of these challenging words have several of the toughest English sounds all smushed together in a few short syllables. The trick is to break these words down, syllable by syllable, and practice them in slow motion.

That's exactly what we'll do in this latest Clear English Corner lesson.

By the end of this lesson, you’ll feel a LOT more confident conquering these tricky English words.

You’ll learn how to pronounce squirrel, jewelry, choir, quote, rural, murderer, deteriorate, library, juror and bureaucrat.

Let's dive in!

Lessons referenced in this lesson:

How to say the Soft G sound as in MANAGER and JOB

How to Pronounce the R sound at the End of Words and Syllables: American R Part 2

How to improve your American Accent:  Understanding Schwa

How to Pronounce R After a Vowel Sound- Vocalic R: American R Part 3

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