Four Words You May Pronounce Incorrectly

My observation, four words many advanced English learners in China pronounce incorrectly are [February]: ❌ Feb-roo-er-y. ✅ The first letter R should be omitted — that is, “Feb-u-we-ry.” [comfortable]: ❌ Com-four-tuh-ble. ✅ The letters OR should be omitted, and an R sound should be added to the letter A, even though no R is there … Continue reading Four Words You May Pronounce Incorrectly

some time / some times / sometime / sometimes

很多同學混淆這四個表達方式, 其實它們非常容易區分: some 表示「一些」或「某一個」, time 不可數名詞表示「時間」, 可數名詞表示「次數」或「時間點」, 於是: some time = 一些時間 (Mary said it would need some time.) some times = 一些次數, 幾次, 若干次 (Mary has been to Tokyo for some times.) 它們都是名詞短語. sometime = 在某個時間點 (I saw Jim sometime in April. | Let's go swimming sometime.) 替換詞: at some time, at some point, … Continue reading some time / some times / sometime / sometimes