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    Dear Teacher,

    I am pronouncing the word "Schedule" as "shed u l". But some pronounce as "Ske" skelaton and "d ul" i.e "ske d ul".

    Please clarify as to how to pronounce "Schedule".

    Thanking you,

    Murli

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    Re: Schedule

    In the U.S., it's pronounced "sked-jule." But I believe that Left Ponders ( ) say "shed-ule."


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    Still not clear. By the by who are Left Ponders? do you mean communists?


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    hi

    by your name i feel even you are a Indian.
    so how it is pronounced here is

    she du le

    she as "she"r (tiger) in hindi

    du as "due"t

    le as k"al " (yesterday/tmrw) in hindi.

    hope you got me. i cross my fingers about your nationality....since i have explained it in hindi...


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    Re: Schedule

    Murli,

    As Ouisch mentioned, the American pronunciation is
    "sked-jule" (ske-jool). The British and Indian pronunciation is
    "she-dule".

    What confuses some people in America is when Indians
    mix it up and say - "ske-dule" (First part from
    the American pronunciation and the second part from
    the British one.)

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    Still not clear. By the by who are Left Ponders? do you mean communists?
    No, sorry to confuse you. England is considered to be on the left side of the "pond," or the Atlantic Ocean.

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