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  • Hello, everyone. My name is Fiona.

  • Today we're going to be looking at these two words.

  • They're really going to help your English pronunciation and listening skills.

  • They look the same, but what's the difference? Keep watching and find out why.

  • Are you ready? Let's begin.

  • First, I'm going to say the sentence quickly. So listen really hard.

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • Woo, I told you it was tricky. Let me say it again, but slower.

  • Are you ready?

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • Okay, here's the sentence.

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • What words go in these two blanks?

  • Well, the answer is,

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • They look the same, but they sound different.

  • I know, I know. Let me explain why the two different words.

  • Okay, let's take a look at these two words.

  • 'wound' and 'wound'.

  • They spell the same way, but the pronunciation and the meaning is different.

  • It's a Heteronym. What's the Heteronym?

  • It's where two words are spelled the same way,

  • but have a different pronunciation, and a different meaning.

  • Let's have a look at the meaning and pronunciation of our two words.

  • First, we have 'wound'.

  • 'wound' is a verb, it's past tense of the verb 'wind'.

  • And 'wind' means to turn or coil lots of times.

  • I have two sentences to show you this.

  • 'Yesterday,'. past tense, already happened. 'I wound my watch.'

  • 'Yesterday, I wound my watch.'

  • And sentence number two.

  • 'The vine wound around the pole.'

  • The vine, a plant, wound around the pole.

  • Okay, pronunciation. Repeat after me.

  • 'wound' 'wound'

  • Let's look at the word number two. 'wound'.

  • 'wound' is a noun. It means a cut or a scrape something that

  • is bleeding and it hurts.

  • I have two sentences to show you this.

  • 'The wound on my knee hurts.'

  • The cut or the scrape on my knee is bleeding.

  • It hurts.

  • 'The wounds on my knee hurts.'

  • And sentence number two.

  • 'Clean the wound before it gets infected.'

  • Clean the wound. Clean scrape, clean the cut before it gets infected.

  • before it gets dirty.

  • Okay, let's practice pronunciation.

  • Repeat after me.

  • 'wound'

  • 'wound'

  • Let's go back to the main sentence.

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • The Nurse wound, she wrapped or coiled, the bandage around my wound. The cut or scrape.

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • Okay, repeat after me.

  • We're gonna go slow to start and then like a native speaker.

  • Are you ready?

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • Okay.

  • 'The nurse wound the bandage around the wound.'

  • Well done.

  • Great job today, guys. You did really well and we got some awesome

  • listening and pronunciation practicing.

  • Leave a comment down below, I read all of them,

  • and I'm always thankful for my student's support.

  • I'll see you in the next video.

Hello, everyone. My name is Fiona.

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Wound vs Wound | Learn English Heteronyms | Vocabulary Listening + Pronunciation Check

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    Summer posted on 2020/04/23
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