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Say “London”

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Ever since I arrived here I noticed something funny. The way people pronounce “London”. It’s certainly not how we german-speakers say London with two strongly pronounced O’s. Now, after careful considerations and listening to many hours of BBC I found a trick how german natives can pronounce it the right way. Here’s the trick:

Think of a guy from a rural Zuerich area who’s trying to say the following in proper German with his strong Swiss accent: “Sie koennen hier aber leider noed landen“. Now the italics landen is exactly how to pronounce London correctly.

Well done!


Written by jk

August 8, 2008 at 10:00 am

Posted in english, german, London, UK

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