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Y ou can express yourself better if you learn the proper words to use for each situation. You can pick up these words by reading good books and articles. Just be careful you don't pronounce something incorrectly in your head, and then speak that way in public. People will think you're ignorant. you can click on a word and hear the proper pronunciation. At any rate, just make sure you know how the word is pronounced and what it means, before you use it. Nothing sounds worse than someone using big words out of context. There's nothing wrong with using big words, though, as long as you're using them correctly. I remember listening to a radio talk show one time when a man called in and mispronounced a word. Of course, you should probably stick with the shorter, The guest, who disagreed with him, attacked his more common alternative if one exists. Don't use a mispronunciation, and the host was clearly big word just because you know it. Only use a bigger embarrassed for him. All in all, it was just an awkward word if it's the only word available to express exactly moment. And you definitely don't want to be initiating what you mean. Most people have very small awkward moments while trying to drum up business. vocabularies, and will tune you out if you start talking over their heads. Pronunciations do vary depending on your locale, so you could just say that's how it's pronounced where If you're talking with experts, you'll probably want to you're from. But there are usually only a few use shortcuts (jargon). This can save time. Just don't alternatives, and most educated people know of use jargon outside specific groups, because it'll them. sound like gibberish to most people. You can learn this jargon by reading industry-specific journals and You can learn proper pronunciation by listening to visiting message boards. intelligent people. If intelligent people are rare where you live, buy some tapes or visit some podcast Speaking precisely isn't that hard. Just use the right directories. word at the right time. That knowledge will only come with experience. Some well-read people mispronounce words they read all the time but never hear. If you found a great If you need a speaker for your event why not try the word in a book that you're not sure about, check it out Keynote Speaker, Brad Gosse? at Dictionary.com. They have a pronunciation guide, and, if you want to Speak Precisely, you can sign up for their premium service. They have a feature where