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Episode #253

How to pronounce Million and Billion

00:02:44 minutes long
audio file size: 3.3 mb

English words can be really confusing sometimes.
In these how-to-pronounce episodes published on Fridays, I’ll help you with the pronunciation of confusing words and common names.
This week we’re going to talk about the words ‘million’ and ‘billion’.

Here’s a loose transcription of the words as explained in the episode:
Million: mil-y’n [IPA: ˈmɪljən]
Billion: bil-y’n [IPA: ˈbɪljən]

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