British and American Pronunciation

Gap-fill exercise

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Listen to the British pronunciation of these words and count the number of syllables.
Write the answer in numbers, not in letters!

1. uncomfortable = syllables
2. camera = syllables
3 medicine = syllables
4. history = syllables
5. miserable = syllables
6. mystery = syllables
7. restaurant = syllables
8. documentary = syllables
9. mathematical = syllables
10. literature = syllables

Now listen to the same words in American English. Can you hear how all the syllables are sounded?