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    Default What word do you think is the hardest to pronounce???

    Well, I can think of only two words at this moment... "Citizenship" and "Description"...But I know there's ton of words that I can't even pronounce...

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    Hi,
    Now I know where did Latoof brought this subject from? You inspired her. Well, I think one of the hardest words that is pretty difficult to pronounce is "concentration" I might get used to it if I say it between me and myself, but when I come to talk with a teacher and the word shows, I redden cause I struggle to pronounce it.

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    I used to find a diffeculty in pronuncing the word QUESTION! Can you beleive it! Then I found it very easy. The most diffecult word to pronunce is the word refrigerator. I just asked the teacher an hour ago to correct the way I transcriped it in. Is not it the most diffecult word ever?

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    Until now, I remembered a word that was and still so difficult for me to pronounce. Once, in my reading class, the teacher asked me to read the text, and in it there was that word that I hated at that moment. THe word was "Sensitivity", while I was reading, I thought it would be very easy cause I used to descripe myself as a sensitive person and used to write it in many of my writings, but when I saw the ending of the word, I felt helpless to read it. The teacher tried to help me with it, but I gave up all the attempts.

    Do you really think Sensitivity is a hard word to pronounce?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reemani
    Until now, I remembered a word that was and still so difficult for me to pronounce. Once, in my reading class, the teacher asked me to read the text, and in it there was that word that I hated at that moment. THe word was "Sensitivity", while I was reading, I thought it would be very easy cause I used to descripe myself as a sensitive person and used to write it in many of my writings, but when I saw the ending of the word, I felt helpless to read it. The teacher tried to help me with it, but I gave up all the attempts.

    Do you really think Sensitivity is a hard word to pronounce?
    It doesn't cause me any difficulty, but I am a native speaker. How about this baby: phthisis. Many speakers find 'squirrelling' particularly difficult.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It doesn't cause me any difficulty, but I am a native speaker. How about this baby: phthisis. Many speakers find 'squirrelling' particularly difficult.
    Why not call it TB?

    Try to say yellow leather in a hurry

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    I struggle with 'there's a thesaurus'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I struggle with 'there's a thesaurus'.
    Do I see a sense of humor? Without kidding - bubble gum in both cheeks can make things easier, students are too busy fighting the gum to twist their tongues into contortions

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    I'll go to the sweet shop immediately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'll go to the sweet shop immediately.
    Try the candy store!

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