2014 February

Episode #13: “Love”

Guest:  Just me (scroll down to listen to me talk to myself)   It’s Valentines Day, so on this episode I chat about love.       My Recommendations   Movie: In The Mood For Love –  Preview Documentary:  Guys and Dolls  –  Preview Music:  Phoenix –  Trying To Be Cool  –  Preview  

Kept

    kepT  =  KEPT   = the past tense of “keep”     Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Manufacture

    manUfacture  =  man-yə-FAK’-chər   = making objects on a large scale using machinery   Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Accurate

    accUrate  =  AK’- yə- rət   =  correct in all details   Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Regular

  regUlar  =  REG’- yə-lər   = normal, medium, the usual   Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Figure

    figUre  =  FIG’- yər   =  1)a person’s bodily shape, 2) representing a number     Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Particular

    particUlar  =  pər-TIK’-yə-lər =  used to single out an individual member of a specified group or class     Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Recognize

    recoGnize  =  REK’ -əg-nize   =  to identify someone or something from having encountered them before   Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Poem

  poEM (2 syllables)  =  PO’-əm   =  a writing style that has rhythm or rhyming words   Try to pronounce it yourself.    

Ruin

    ruIn (2 syllables)  =  ROO’-ən   =  to mess something up permanently   Try to pronounce it yourself.