#EngTalk: Difficult Words to Pronounce

  1. Buffet: it is originally a French word. How to pronounce it à either “ba-fei” or “bu-fei” is correct.
  2. Liaison: penghubung. How to pronounce it à “lie-zan” (read  the “e” as in “memang”).
  3. Delete: menghapus. How to pronounce it à”de-lit” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  4. Gauge: tolok/alat pengukur. How to pronounce it à “geij” (read  the “e” as in “memang”).
  5. Nauseous: mual. How to pronounce it à “no-syes” (huruf read the “e” as in “keras”).
  6. Bureaucracy: birokrasi. How to pronounce it à “byu-ra-kre-si” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  7. Aisle: lorong. How to pronounce it à “aeyl” (read  the “e” as in “memang”).
  8. Often: seringkali. How to pronounce it à “o-fen” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  9. Connoisseur: penikmat, ahli. How to pronounce it à “ka-ne-ser” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  10. Masseuse: tukang pijat (perempuan). How to pronounce it à “me-se(r)z” (read the first “e” as in “memang” and the second “e” as in “keras”).
  11. Meringue: kue yg terbuat dr busa putih telur & gula. How to pronounce it à “me-reng” (read the first “e” as in “keras” and the second “e” as in “memang”).
  12. Renaissance: zaman renaisans (kelahiran kembali). How to pronounce it à “re-ne-sans” (read the 1st “e” as in “memang” & the 2nd “e” as in “keras”).
  13. Rendezvous: tempat pertemuan. How to pronounce it à “ran-de-vu” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  14. Turquoise: warna biru kehijauan. How to pronounce it à “ter-koiz” (read the “e” as in “keras”).
  15. Miscellaneous: lain-lain. How to pronounce it à “mi-se-le-ni-es” (read the 1st “e” as in “keras”, the 2nd “e” sa in “memang”, the 3rd “e” as in “keras”).

 

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on August 31, 2012

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