There are some words that we’ve had difficulties pronouncing our entire lives.
Let’s see if you agree with us.
There are too many ‘Ls’ in this one and for a country where most people confuse R and L all the time, this turns into a herculean task.
It is very common to hear Ghanaians pronounce this word as “Tes-ta-kel”, we don’t know where they got the “A” from. It gets worse when they replace the ‘L’ in there with an ‘R’. Just take your time, you will get it.
This small word can mess you up sometimes. Although it is not a common word, those who come across it always face a challenge.
Pronouncing character is enough headache for some Ghanaians, how much more characteristics. If you don’t take your time on this one, you might end up biting your tongue.
Ok! Take a look at this word, try pronouncing it, when you’re done listen to the right pronunciation online and laugh at yourself.
Please my fellow Ghanaians, it is not “cum-cum-ba” it is “cucumber“.
Not so common but has caused a lot of damage to a few who dared to use it.
If you know you have problems with your ‘R’ and ‘L’, don’t bother pronouncing it before you end up biting your tongue.
This word might look simple but trust me, it is tough getting it right.
Pronouncing this brings a lot of chaos.
When you see words like this, you think it will be easy to pronounce till you actually try. If you’ve ever had a problem with this word, don’t worry, that makes you a Ghanaian.
Ever heard someone say, “lulal aleas“? if you have, that makes us two. Most Ghanaians pronounce it “Lulal”.
Please if you feel pronouncing this word will give you a hell of time just use croc and be free. It is very common to hear Ghanaians say, cro-cro-die and not crocodile as it is written.
The latter “th” part of this word is silent, pronunciation of this word is “tho-ro-ly”
Not wanting trouble with this word, we just say, “vocabs” and we are gone.
Honestly, if you don’t take time on this word, you will bite your tongue.
Okay! If you think you’re an expert at pronouncing words, try pronouncing this word, record it and leave it in the comment box. (Ghanaians only).
This is the word most Ghanaians love to hear, but how many of us really love to pronounce it? We are okay with Salary, even with that, there is a problem but we will let is pass.
If you’re a foreigner in the country and you hear people say, “Blu-way“, that’s the word up there. We actually want to say Brewery.
Pronouncing this word is headache and so just take your time.
Just like the word above, we face the same challenge when pronouncing February, thanks to the numerous ‘R’ in there.
Personally, I’ve heard many people say, “Sa-sis-sisis” and I’ve also seen many bite their tongue when pronouncing this word.
Just take your time on this one and you will easily get it right.
If you don’t work in the hospital you’re safe from this burden. If you are unfortunate enough to have to pronounce it, we wish you divine mercies.
Not common but when you come across it, just take your time before you cause a blunder.
The “b” is silent when pronouncing this word. It is pronounced as “sa-tle” and not “sab-tle”