How to pronounce albeit

The English word albeit has the same meaning as although, and is usually used by more advanced speakers. However, while it is great to use advanced vocabulary, many of them are unaware of the correct pronunciation, which is [ˌɔːlˈbiːɪt]. Hence, albeit is pronounced just like the three words all be it, listen here. It is

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How to pronounce smooth and smoothie

I have previously written about the different pronunciations of the th (an example of a digraph) in English, see this post. Today, I want to discuss the tricky words smooth and smoothie, which are very often pronounced incorrectly. The main reason is that many nonnative speakers feel uncomfortable with the sounds [ð] and [θ]. However,

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