Learning English as a second language is definitely not as easy as it is for a native speaker. In order to communicate successfully in English, it’s important to learn English speaking as well as pronunciation. This blog is consistently making it easy for all the learners to improve their English speaking as well as pronunciation. Here is another post about the mispronounced words in English for business. These are very common words which are mispronounced often.
• Business /ˈbɪznəs/
This word is the most common mispronounced word. It is not pronounced as bizi/nis or biz/nis. It is pronounced as biz/nus.
Meaning: a person who makes money by starting or running businesses
This word is not pronounced as entre/pre/nor or en/truh/ pruh/nyour
It is pronounced as on·truh·pruh·nuh
Most of the non native speakers pronounce this word like eg/zyu/ki/tiv
Or eg/zi/kyu/tiv but the correct pronunciation of this word is ig/ze/kyətɪv
This word which means a person that you work with, especially in a profession or a business, is not pronounced as ku/leeg or k/leeg. It is pronounced as ko/leeg.
• Corporate /ˈkɔːpərət/
Meaning: connected with a large business company
This word is often mispronounced as kor/po/rate but the correct pronunciation of this word is kaw/puh/ruht. Here letter ‘r’ after ‘c’ is silent and rate is not pronounced as rate it is pronounced as rut like but.
It is another very common mispronounced word. It is not pronounced as res/to/rant or res/traun. It is pronounced as res/traunt.
To understand the correct pronunciation of these words, just watch this video below.
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Very informative post.