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Are words like “bromance” and “selfie” in your English vocabulary? These words are practically new! According to Global Language Monitor, people create more than 5,000 new words every year. When these words are used a lot, they are added to dictionaries.
Pronunciation is one of the skills you want to master when learning English. Even if your grammar isn’t perfect, if you know how to pronounce English words correctly, people will understand you better.
Let’s admit it. Sometimes, we use certain words to sound smart. At one point, we’ve used what we think are smart-sounding words in a paper for school or in conversation with, um, other intellectuals.
Do someone’s actions effect you or do they affect you? Is your mood the affect of the weather or is it the effect of the weather? Are you affected by these confusing sentences or are you effected?
Pronunciation is one of the most challenging parts of learning a language. English is no exception.