WEB DESK: Being bilinguals or in few cases multilingual(s), we have all some difficulty to pronounce certain words which may be ‘English’ or derived from other languages. Also, such pronunciation issues occur due to variety of accents. The way we speak or our accent is always distinguished from native speakers and one should not worry about it.
However, there is still a way or a quick guide through which you can improve your pronunciation. The words given below aren’t really easy to pronounce as they sound totally diverse from their spellings.
A variation in deserts, Mousse is difficult to pronounce. The word sounds like ‘mouse’ and people do pronounce it as ‘mouse’ which is wrong. The correct way to say it is ‘moo-s’.
Next one is ‘caramel’ again a word belongs to sweets category. If you pronounce it as ‘car-mel’ then you are wrong as the correct pronunciation is ‘kar-ah-mehl’.
You will be surprised to learn that some words sound really different from their spelling and ‘croissant’ is one of them. We pronounce it as ‘cro-see-ont but it is ‘Kwah-son’.
To all the lovers of spicy food, here is quick way to make correction if you are pronouncing it wrong till date. The ingredient which adds flavor and irresistibility to your food is actually ‘hah-lah-peh-nyoh’ not ‘Ja-la-peh-noh’.
Although it is a refreshing drink but its pronounce may confuse you. This ‘mojito’ made with lemon and water is called ‘mo-hi-to’.
The vegetable that has potential to make you cry without any reason is pronounce as ‘a-nion’.
Eat hand-full of almonds because it will make to remember that they are pronounced as ‘ah-mund’ not ‘aal-mund’.
This list also includes espresso. So, next time when to ask for one pronounce it as ‘es-press-oh’ and ‘ex-press-o’ isn’t the right pronunciation.
Foodies, the right way to pronounce ‘buffet’ is ‘boo-fay’ not ‘buff-ay’.