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Video 5: UK place names

In this video I talk about popular UK places using a map to help you learn about the geography of the country and give advice on pronunciation.

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0d-jVDvieU&feature=youtu.be

 

Notes

Map of the British Isles: http://www.4hotels.co.uk/

 

The UK: Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England

England; London (lun-dun)

Wales; Cardiff

Scotland; Edinburgh (Edin-buh-ruh); Middlesborough; Peterborough

Ireland

Northern Ireland; Belfast

Republic of Ireland; Dublin

Exeter (eck-suh-tur)

Plymouth

Bath

Bristol

Oxford

Brighton

Cambridge (came-bridge; dg = j as in “jam”)

Birmingham (bur-ming-um)

Liverpool (li-vur-pool)

Manchester

Sheffield

Sunderland (sun-dur-lund)

Newcastle (new-kah-sool)

Glasgow (glaz-go; “z” as in “zoo”)

 

http://youtu.be/c0d-jVDvieU

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