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Episode #28

How to Pronounce Southern? (and why it sounds nothing like ‘south’)

00:07:27 minutes long
audio file size: 10.7 mb

It really feels like English is testing us sometimes. Why on earth is the “south” in “southern” pronounced differently from the word “south”? Seriously, haven’t we suffered enough?

In this episode, I’ll tell you all you need to know about these two words and by the end of it, you’ll know how to pronounce them correctly.

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2 Responses

  1. Dear Hadar, today, April 1st, is the very first time I listen to your podcast (#28) and YouTube video (Corona virus vocabulary). I really wanna tell you that it is completely clear and easy to learn and understand it. I’m in quarentine with my wife and two daughters and it hasn’t been not easy as to everybody. Your teaching classes are amazinig, your videos are very instructional and you have shown that you have a good heart. I’m from São Paulo, Brazil.

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