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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

How to Pronounce 'Opportunity'

Online English Pronunciation Free Classes with Damilola. Do you want to avoid ambiguity when speaking & be understood in personal & work life? Work with me towards better pronunciation of English words by understanding where and how we produce sounds for accuracy. This week pronunciation titbit: Opportunity. This word is popularly pronounced “or-por-tuu-ni-tee” in Nigerian English. Native speakers pronounce it “or-pet-y-ni-ti.” Follow the transcription /ɒpǝ’tjnɪtɪ/ Note that the letter “U” sounds /y/ our native consonant sound.
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