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    #1

    Questions about pronunciation (my question day? :-)

    Dear teachers,
    Please look at the following words:

    baths, sixth , months, mouths

    How to pronunce such words? I find it very difficult.

    My puzzle is that , say "baths", if I read them, I have to pronunce "th" and "s" separately and clearly. But this really sounds weird, and in movies and radio and television programs I never heard native speakers pronunce them separately and clearly. Oh my god, plz help me.

    Thanks


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    #2
    Try to pronounce as fast as you can.
    and 1000 times a day. 8)

    Does that help?


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    #3
    Over emphasized your pronounciation in front of a mirror. Make fun of yourself! Does Japanese have similar sounds? If so play games. Use familar words in rapid session then slip one with ths in.


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    #4

    In reply to japanjapan

    Maybe this link will help you improving your pronunciation


    http://www.englishlistening.com/

    What do think about it


    Ulli :wink:


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    #5
    It is not free


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    #6
    Have someone chip in. 8)


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    #7
    I don't think we can share the subscription.

    FRC


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    #8

    This is free

    Try this....... .............for free 8)


    http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/


    Ulli


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    #9

    Re: This is free

    Quote Originally Posted by Ulli
    Try this....... .............for free 8)


    http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/


    Ulli
    They don't have ths / sth. 8)


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    #10

    In reply to blacknomi

    Really

    But at least other useful "things" :wink:


    Ulli

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