Session 3

How do you say the words you see and hear in the news? In Pronunciation in the News, we take a word that's dominating the headlines and teach you how to say it like a native speaker. In this episode, we're looking at the word humility.

ఈ పాఠ్యాంశం లోని సెషన్స్

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    Activity 1

Activity 1

Pronunciation in the News

Humility

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is promising to work with humility and resolve as the government prepares to outline its policies and plans in the Queen's Speech this morning.

When you act with humility you show that you do not think you are more important than others.

వీడియోను చూసి పనిని పూర్తి చేయండి

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How do you say 'humility'?

  • There are four syllables: hu-mi-li-ty
  • The stress is on the second syllable: hu-MI-li-ty
  • There is a /j/ sound between the 'h' and the 'u'
  • In phonemic script, the word is written like this: /hjuːˈmɪləti/

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If you want to improve your pronunciation even more, try The Sounds of English or Tim's Pronunciation Workshop.

End of Session 3

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Session Vocabulary

  • Pronouncing 'humilty'

    Four syllables: hu-mi-li-ty

    Stress the second syllable: hu-MI-li-ty

    There is a /j/ sound between the 'h' and the 'u'

    In phonemic script: /hjuːˈmɪləti/