how to pronounce football


audio example by a male speaker

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the above transcription of football is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

football is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of football


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video examples of football pronunciation

An example use of football in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… bonfire they did the football team but …”

meaning of football

Football is a sport played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

football frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word football occurs in english on average 48.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics football can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that football can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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