Most People Can’t Pronounce 10 out of These 12 Words Correctly. Can You?

Most people struggle daily to pronounce these 12 words correctly. Think you're a different breed when it comes to pronunciation? Only the best of the beset can pronounce 10 out of these 12 words correctly. How will you measure up? Let's find out!
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Question 1/12

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How do you pronounce "corps"?
Cores
Corpse
Kor
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How do you pronounce "urn"?
Earn
Arn
Uhn
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How do you pronounce "liquor"?
Lick-er
Li-kwor
La-kor
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How do you pronounce "niche"?
Nich
Neesh
Nihe
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How do you pronounce "salmon"?
Sam-on
Sam-uh-n
Sal-mon
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How do you pronounce "colonel"?
Ker-nel
Call-uh-nel
Kol-nal
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How do you pronounce "indict"?
In-diked
In-dyte
In-dik-t
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How do you pronounce "coupon"?
Kew-pon
Koo-pon
Cup-on
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How do you pronounce "alias"?
Uh-lie-us
Ay-lee-uhs
A-lie-as
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How do you pronounce "Espresso'?
Ex-press-oh
e-spres-oh
A-press-o
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How do you pronounce "alumnae"?
Uh-lum-nee
Uh-lum-nay
Uh-lum-nigh
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Question 12/12

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How do you pronounce "awry"?
Aw-ree
Uh-rye
Uh-ree
Result
Uh-oh! Like so many Americans, you've been pronouncing these 12 words wrong all along. Brush up on your proper pronunciations and you'll never have to worry about looking bad during a conversation!!

C+, Pronunciation Puzzled

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Kudos to you! Unlike most Americans, you can pronounce a majority of these 12 words correctly the first time. While you may struggle with a few of these words every now and again, you're far from a total pronunciation flop. Keep learning and you'll never go wrong!

B+, Pronunciation Pert

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Congratulations! Unlike most Americans, you managed to correctly pronounce at least 10 out of 12 difficult words. You've never been puzzled by a difficult word, but you love to correct those who are. You're basically as pronunciation perfect as they come. Go you!

A+, Pronunciation Perfect

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1
How do you pronounce "corps"?
Cores
Corpse
Kor
2
How do you pronounce "urn"?
Earn
Arn
Uhn
3
How do you pronounce "liquor"?
Lick-er
Li-kwor
La-kor
4
How do you pronounce "niche"?
Nich
Neesh
Nihe
5
How do you pronounce "salmon"?
Sam-on
Sam-uh-n
Sal-mon
6
How do you pronounce "colonel"?
Ker-nel
Call-uh-nel
Kol-nal
7
How do you pronounce "indict"?
In-diked
In-dyte
In-dik-t
8
How do you pronounce "coupon"?
Kew-pon
Koo-pon
Cup-on
9
How do you pronounce "alias"?
Uh-lie-us
Ay-lee-uhs
A-lie-as
10
How do you pronounce "Espresso'?
Ex-press-oh
e-spres-oh
A-press-o
11
How do you pronounce "alumnae"?
Uh-lum-nee
Uh-lum-nay
Uh-lum-nigh
12
How do you pronounce "awry"?
Aw-ree
Uh-rye
Uh-ree