No matter what language you learn, you’re probably struggling sometimes with some words that sound or look just too similar to other words in that language. And English is by no means any different! Just think of confusing pairs like collar-color, sheet-shit, or through-thorough.
In this episode I discuss 8 of the most confusing pairs (or trios) in English. I collected this list from my own experience teaching, and also by asking members from my InFluency Community, my free speaking community for non-native speakers all around the world. Join us here!
Here are the top challenging word pairs in English:
To understand the differences and master the different pronunciations, watch the video above.
If you want to learn more about the sounds I mentioned in the video, watch them here: