6 Matching Annotations
  1. Sep 2020
    1. Xun Kuang

      Hsun Tzu's name comes in a variety of forms because of different Chinese dialects and English transcription systems.

  2. Aug 2020
    1. name-pronunciation effect. And it’s exactly what you would expect. People with names you find easy to pronounce are viewed more favorably than those with names deemed difficult to pronounce, which can lead to pro-motions, votes, and more.



  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Oct 2015
    1. TeX

      Pronounced like tech

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

  6. Jul 2014