Confused Words – LIVE and LIVE – English Pronunciation
In this English Video lesson Ronnie is explaining the difference between in pronunciation of the words LIVE (as a verb) and LIVE (as an adjective) in English. Their spelling is exactly the same, but the pronunciation is totally different.
to LIVE as a verb
Verb is an action word.
The pronunciation of LIVE as a verb is “li-ve” (or to make it more clear “llli-ve”)
lived – lived (past) – lived (past participle)
The pronunciation of the past form LIVED is “li-ved”
LIVE as an adjective
Adjective is a word that describes a noun (a person, a place or a thing)
The pronunciation of LIVE as an adjective is “lye-vve”
live music (I love live music).
live is an adjective
music is a noun