AEE 432: How to Save Your Friend from an Embarrassing Moment in English

how to correct name pronunciation in English

Today find out how to save your friend from an embarrassing moment in English!

Do you have trouble pronouncing people’s names in English or does your friend have that problem?

Today find out how to correct them without making them feel bad in English.

Here are some phrases you could use:

  • “His name is hard to pronounce…”
  • “Oh the pronunciation is kind of hard…”
  • “My mom made that mistake too.”
  • “Actually the way you pronounce it is….”
  • “The pronunciation is actually ____”

 

If your friends are making pronunciation mistakes then don’t be afraid to correct them!

It’s better to have that short moment of awkwardness than to realize later that they have been continuing to make the same mistake over and over, especially because names are so important.

Also if you struggle with names, check out Episode 277 with Alan Headbloom on how to remember someone’s name.

 

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