Gap Fill - Pronunciation - Level 4


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Broadcasters at Ireland's broadcaster RTE are at being told to use the Queen's English. RTE were given an A-Z of they had to pronounce in the Queen's English to make they are understood. The A-Z has clips on how to "properly" pronounce the "" words. RTE said the producers issued the guide to keep up . It said RTE got from people about how some words were mispronounced.

An Irish expert called the RTE's "internalized ". He said: "The basic is RTE expects its staff to speak as if they were English. Why? We have our own of English, which is but fully… worldwide." He said Irish people don't pronounce the TH in '' like the English do. He added that the Irish pronunciation of ',' "is and has been 'nooze'".

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