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    #1

    Right or Correct - which one?

    Hi,

    I read the following in a book on Indian- English.

    "Rapidex comes with a cassette which the preface promises will help the reader gather confidence in speaking with the right pronunciation."

    My questions are:
    1. Is it ok to say right pronunciation? Or should it be correct pronunciation?
    2. What is the difference between right and correct in contexts like the one above? Is there a difference at all?

    Could you clarify please.

    Arun


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    #2

    Re: Right or Correct - which one?

    Either is fine. "Right" is less formal.

    I would have written it as:

    Rapidex comes with a cassette which will help the reader gain confidence in speaking with the right pronunciation

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    Re: Right or Correct - which one?

    Thanks Anglika,

    Arun

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