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Say It Right! contains a list of commonly mispronounced words with correct audio pronunciations and definitions in a Singaporean voice. Learn how to pronounce words like liaise, siphon, esplanade, almond, library.

  • Academy

    Word pronunciation: uh-kad-uh-mee
    Definition: A school that offers specialist training.

    Example: He studies at a prestigious academy.

  • Admirable

    Word pronunciation: ad-mer-uh-buhl
    Definition: Worthy of respect or approval.

    Example: it was an admirable response.

  • Aisle

    Word pronunciation: ahyl
    Definition: The passage between rows of seats in a church, theatre or aeroplane

    Example: That passenger rudely pushed his way down the aisle.

  • Albeit

    Word pronunciation: awl-bee-it
    Definition: Even if, although.

    Example: She finished her homework, albeit rather reluctantly.

  • Alphabet

    Word pronunciation: al-fuh-bet, -bit
    Definition: A set of letters arranged in a fixed order and used when writing a language

    Example: Children are taught the alphabet in school.

  • Assembly

    Word pronunciation: uh-sem-blee
    Definition: A gathering of people, especially for official purposes such as government

    Example: The children lined up neatly for assembly.

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