4 Matching Annotations
  1. Feb 2019
    1. correctness in pronunciation. as in diction and usage. is not an absolute. Language standards arc the property of the ruling class; thus the diction, usage. and pronuncia• lion of the power centers of capital cities tend to be the standards for a national Ian· guagc.

      This division of pronunciation and usage is particularly visible in terms of class. Mispronounced words are often frowned upon, but all this means is that the person learned this word by reading, rather than having the opportunity of hearing someone say it first.

  2. Jan 2017
    1. He cautions against reading-pronunciation (e.g., pronouncing "often" with the "t")

      Fun fact: The word for studying proper pronunciation is called orthoepy. Im sure everyone in this class is aware of this fact, but it is still fun.

  3. Oct 2015
    1. TeX

      Pronounced like tech

      Edit: The ch should said as in loch, but tek is also a common pronunciation

  4. Jul 2014