Advanced Spelling and Vocabulary: Greece & Rome - Difficult Word Pronunciation List

According to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, "not all educated speakers pronounce words the same way."

Lesson Track Time Signature Spelling Word Pronunciation on CD An Alternate Pronunciation
One 2 2:26 Mycenaean Mī-sin-ē-ən Mī-sə--ən
One 2 6:08 Solon -lŏn -lən
Two 4 1:25 Aeschylus eys-chuh-ləs ěs-kə-ləs
Three 6 4:27 Gracchi Grak-ee grak
Three 6 6:13 artisans ahr-ti-zanz ahr-tuh-zuhnz
Four 8 0:07 Mauritania Myoor-i-tey-nee-uh Mawr-i-tey-nee-uh

The bold syllable indicates a word's primary stress.

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