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American English Pronunciation: Quit, Quiet and Quite

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, May 16, 2011 @ 10:13 AM

American English pronunciationWelcome to today's American English pronunciation lesson! Does English pronunciation seem complicated to you? It might be difficult at first, but you can improve your pronunciation as well as your listening skills by learning with videos prepared by native English teachers like the one that we have today. In this video, I will talk about three words that look similar but are very different in meaning, they are "quit", "quiet" and "quite". Do you know how to pronounce each of these words correctly? Can you tell the difference between the words when you hear a native English speaker using them? If not, practice your American English pronunciation with this video. At the end of the video, don't forget to practice your pronunciation skills with our tongue twisters. Enjoy!

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