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revised Is there an online sample sentence database or search engine?
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asked What is a good way to learn about words whose pronunciations are very different from how they are spelt
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answered Is there an online sample sentence database or search engine?
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answered How to pronounce family names?
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revised What are your favorite English language tools?
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answered Better term to put on a label of a bottle of milk to describe that it's 'made' in a particular geographic location
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comment How do I pronounce Gaudí, the architect?
I like this tip about using YouTube to know the pronounciation of difficult/foreign words & names. "Go to YouTube.com and search for any word followed by ',cc' – this is a YouTube search operator that will only show videos that have closed captions. Example - Eyjafjallajokull, cc [YouTube search for videos with closed captions]. In YouTube search results, pick a video that has that particular word in the transcript. Then click the transcript button and jump to the line containing that word."
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answered What are your favorite English language tools?
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answered What are your favorite English language tools?