Non-Native Pronunciation of English: Problems and Solutions
Norma Nawaf Al-Zayed

This paper aims at analyzing some occurring problems concerning pronunciation of English learners in Jordan. Factors leading to these problems are interference of Jordanian, learners’ age, attitude, and their insufficient knowledge of phonology and phonetics systems of the English language. Oral interview is a method for data collection most especially as it involves sound which are the best understood when pronounced. The sample of the study contained of 30 Jordanian students majoring in English language and literature in two private universities. The results show that the sounds, which was existed in Arabic language, were easier to read, while the absent sounds in Arabic and exist in English caused some confusion for the students, what made them tended to pronounce the nearest sound from the Arabic phonemes to the English phonemes. In conclusion the differences between Arabic and English in

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