How to Pronounce 'MUGWUMP' - English Pronunciation

 

In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word mugwump. This word is a noun and refers to a person who remains independent, especially from politc parties. This word comes from the Algonquian native peoples in Canada. It has been used in English since the 19th century.


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Unit 12 , Teaching Productive skills conveyed the two productive skills which are speaking and writing; and how they are both used for the same purpose to communicate. I agree with the author that writing is the most difficult skill because it requires a greater degree of accuracy. On the contrary, speaking requires a great degree of fluency. In addition, this unit taught me the difference between accuracy and fluency activities. Without a doubt, the techniques and ideas provided in this unit will be very useful to me in the future.