How to Pronounce 'LIBERTINE' - English Pronunciation


In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word "libertine". This word is a noun and either refers to a freethinker in religious matters or someone who disregards morals and leads a dissolute life. The word comes from the Latin word libertus, which referred to a slave who become a free man.

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There are many instances where the passive voice is the most appropriate. For example, it is common to use the passive voice in a formal relationship to appear more polite. The passive voice presents information in a less aggressive manner. It takes the focus off of the person who has commit a specific action. Commas are necessary before the relative pronoun and at the end of the clause in the construction of "non-defining" relative clauses. In contrast, no commas are necessary in the construction of a "defining" relative clause.