Saying “Tank you very much!”

BaldingTranslation: « Réservoir-toi beaucoup ! »

Why wrong: Th is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more information, click here.  To be taken seriously…

Correct it: Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th. You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. Say Thank you very much!Get Answers

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Saying “He wants boat of them.”

2013-08-28What?  Where will he put their boat?

Translation: « Il veut bateau des deux. »

Listen to the mistake: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.anglaide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Boat.mp3″]

Listen to the correction: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.anglaide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Both.mp3″]

Why wrong: Th is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more information, click here.  To be taken seriously…

Correct it: Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th. You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. Say “He wants both of them.”Young Executive

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Saying “I taught that it was too late.”

What?  You teach that?2013-08-15

Translation: « J’ai enseigné que c’était trop tard »

Why wrong: Taught is the past of teach whereas thought is the past of thinkTh is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more informatioGet Answersn, click here.

Correct it: Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th. You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. Say “I thought that it was too late.”

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Saying “I have fate it will get better.”

2013-09-16Translation: « J’ai destin que ça va s’améliorer. »

Why wrong: Fate means le destin whereas faith means la foiTh is a dCoachingistinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more information, click here.

Correct it: Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th. You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. Say “I have faith it will get better.”

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Saying “I have to go to the batroom.”

2013-09-02What?  Are you Batman? He has a batmobile, a batplane and a batcycle.  He must have a batroom too.

Why wrong:  Th  is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more information, click here.  To be taken seriously…OK Businessman

Correct it:  Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th.  You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. I have to go to the bathroom.

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Saying “He true the ball.”

BallTranslation:  « Il vrai le ballon. »

Why wrong:  Th  is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with t. For more information, click here.  To be taken seriously…

Correct it:  Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th.  Say “He threw the ball.”Finally A Hit

You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th. 

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Saying “Mary Higgins Clark is my favorite otter.”

OtterReally?  Does she work at Sea World?

Translation:  « Mary Higgins Clark est ma loutre préférée. »


Why wrong:  Th  is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with d  or t. For more information, click hereTo be taken seriously…OK Businessman

Correct it:  Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th.  You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th.  Say Mary Higgins Clark is my favorite author.

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Saying “I am the turd child in the family.”

Saying "I am the turd" (instead of "third")

Really?  Well, that explains a lot of things!

Translation:  « Je suis l’enfant crotte dans la famille. »

Listen to the mistake:  [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.anglaide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Turd-Child.ogg”]

Listen to the correction:  [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.anglaide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Third-Child.ogg”]

Why wrong: Th  is a distinct sound in English, not to be confused with d  or t. The word turd  is sometimes vulgar, but surely not what you mean to communicate.  For more information, click here.

To be taken seriously, you should…

Correct it:  Touch your top front teeth with your tongue and exhale softly when you say th.  Say I am the third child.

You probably know people who lisp (parlent au bout de la langue). This is what you should do to pronounce th (but not for s or z ).  It may sound and feel bizarre at first, but it really is the way it should be spoken.

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