I have requested a special English phonetic lesson and last week I finally had the pleasure with a super nice native speaker from the US. I wanted to do this for soooo long because I felt a bit insecure about my pronounciation. Although I studied English at university we never covered phonetics (!) which in hindsight is really startling, but unfortunately rather normal. Why? Well English has NO RULES WHATSOEVER for pronounciation. There are some guidelines and combinations that appear quite often, but no definite rules. You have to learn the pronounciation with every word. Weiterlesen „The thing with the TH…“

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