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Note 191 – Have you tried using talking dictionaries?

There are two online dictionaries that I have found useful when trying to work out how to pronounce something.  Howjsay.com is “a free online dictionary of English pronunciation” with 151,299 entries (as at the time of writing).  After you’ve typed in your word, it appears in pink – you then hover your mouse over the word and an … Continue reading

Note 76 – Remembering words (Pronunciation)

For the background to my writing challenge, please read my first blog by clicking the following link – http://wp.me/p1x6Ui-4. If you would prefer to dive straight into note 76, then please read on… Using pronunciation to help remembering words Bernard C Lambs, in his book The Queen’s English, talks a bit about how pronunciation can … Continue reading

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