WORDS, WORDS, WORDS
One of the reasons why English pronunciation is difficult is because there are many words which are spelled differently, have different meanings, but are pronounced EXACTLY the same. These are called homophones. Here are some examples of commonly mispronounced homophones :
Dye (the color you use on hair = Die (the verb for death)
Band (musical group) = Banned (restricted/not allowed)
Steal (to take smth/ rob) = Steel (the material)
Wear (to put on clothes) = Where (question word –location)
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