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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 08 October, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 08 October, 2003, 12:00am

To help you pronounce long words correctly, it is often useful to split them up into syllables in your head before you say them.


The following words all are made up of four syllables. Can you split each of them into their individual syllables or sounds?


1. Millennium


2. Embarrassment


3. Insensitive


4. Innovation


5. Entertaining


6. Relationship


7. Indifferent


8. Propaganda


Answers:


1.mill-enn-i-um; 2.em-ba-rass-ment; 3.in-sens-it-ive; 4.inn-o-va-tion; 5.en-ter-tain-ing; 6.re-lat-tion-ship; 7.in-diff-er-ent; 8.prop-a-gan-da


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