Il y a beaucoup d’abréviations dans le jargon des affaires. D’habitude, mes étudiants les connaissaient déjà pourtant j’ai souvent misère de les comprendre facilement. Il y a un petit truc afin de bien prononcer les abréviations en anglais.
Abbreviations are only a couple of words so they seem easy to say and understand. Abbreviations are very popular Business English jargon. But sometimes it is hard to pronounce abbreviations properly.
There is a very specific way to pronounce abbreviations in English.
I often have a lot of trouble understanding my students when they say abbreviations. Once I teach them this simple trick, presto! The problem is solved.
If you follow the pronunciation rule it will be much easier! I promise. Learn how!
The main reason it can be difficult to understand abbreviations is that people try to say them too quickly. The other thing we must do is make the last letter longer.
In English, when we pronounce abbreviations, the final letter in the abbreviation is emphasized. The last letter is stressed: longer, louder, clearer.
How to say abbreviations in English and be understood the first time:
Pronounce each letter in the abbreviation clearly. Do not try to link them together.
Make sure the last letter is one beat longer than the others.