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Episode #134

11 VERY Challenging English Names to Pronounce

00:11:51 minutes long
audio file size: 16.7 mb

Are you pronouncing these names correctly? Barbara? Arthur? Siobhan? Not sure how to pronounce these names or you find it really challenging with all the R’s and TH’s?! This episode is for you.
Join me on an 11-minute journey through these 11 challenging names to pronounce if English is your second (or third, or fourth) language:

  • Arthur
  • Rory
  • Cory
  • Jonathan
  • Carl
  • Ethan
  • Barbara
  • Aaron and Erin
  • Joaquin
  • Deirdre
  • Siobhan

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4 Responses

  1. Hello, for me the name Dwayne is one of the challenging of all names, it took me a few times to get it right!
    By the way your show is excellent! thank you so much !
    Marcia K.

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