As we all know, English can be a pretty complicated language to learn! This is not only due to all of the grammar, vocabulary and expressions we have to take in, but also because of difficult words to pronounce in English. 

 

Pronunciation often seems extra tricky because a lot of the time, English words aren’t pronounced in the same way that they are written. This can often lead to simple mistakes in pronunciation, making it all the more difficult to grasp.

 

In today’s post we are going to learn how to pronounce 20 of the most difficult words in English

 

Each word includes an audio clip including the correct pronunciation, listen to the audio, pause and then repeat!

Follow this same process a few times until you feel like you are pronouncing the words correctly

 

20 of the most difficult words to pronounce in English

 

Crisp

Digestion

Mischievous

Should 

Would

Could

Average

Literature

Chaos

Thorough

Cough

Awkward

Courage

Hilarious

Comfortable

Tough

Opponent

Colleague

Wednesday

Draught

 

How did you do? Did you manage to pronounce all of these difficult words correctly? 

Don’t worry if you didn’t do it perfectly on your first try, pronunciation takes time and practice, so keep going!

 

If you want to check out 10 popular English words for 2021, check out this amazing post right here!

 

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