English common error: wrong pronunciation after a decimal point

Many of my students over the years, especially Spanish speaking ones, pronounce numbers wrongly after a decimal point. They treat the numbers after a decimal as one when actually each individual number after a decimal point should be pronounced. So, you must not pronounce the series of numbers after decimal point as one individual number. For example, to pronounce the number ‘5.567’, we do not say ‘five point five hundred and sixty-seven’. You have to say ‘five point five six seven’. Similarly '69.981' would be 'sixty nine point nine eight one'. This is standard UK English. This applies to all numbers after a decimal point. It is possible that you will find variations with native English spoken in other parts of the world although as an 11 year English teacher and a holder of a Master in Translation, I have never heard any variation.
November 16, 2018
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First things first! If you are not serious about learning English, then please look for another teacher! I am a trilingual, expert English teacher and English grammar book author and my number one priority is for you to make big progress in little time so you spend less on lessons! Indeed, I don’t feel satisfied unless a student really makes great progress in EVERY class. I have a friendly and relaxed teaching style while it is also critical for my students to have fun! I also possess excellent cultural awareness since I have lived in France, Spain, Belgium, Ecuador, Canada and the US. A UK native, I learned a language in 9 months during my Master’s degree in Translation in the UK. Let me show how you can too! I've been teaching English to adults since 2007 having taught over 8,500 classes to sports professionals, university professors/students, business executives, software engineers, lawyers, doctors, surgeons and many other professionals. I have imparted teacher-training courses for highly-qualified, elite business English teachers as well as for novice, entry-level teachers. For all these people, my priority was big progress in little time so they spend less on classes. Furthermore, to build great connections I actually personally visit many students for free. I will get you enjoying and feeling good about English. I will instil more confidence, more fluency, more precision, more vocabulary, better comprehension and improved pronunciation. I eliminate grammar study as much as possible by highlighting only key grammar you must get right, thereby avoiding tedious grammar classes. I emphasise: critical thinking, a positive attitude, an open mind, risk taking and giving opinions. We focus on exactly what you need for your specific goals and I don't waste your time on things that aren't worthwhile. Finally, I take notes for you so you can relax and focus on speaking and listening! These are NOT just quick notes in the chat screen: I provide all my students with a PDF document at the end of each session which includes: 1. Precision errors which are corrected by you for homework 2. Useful, relevant vocabulary 3. Pronunciation errors which are corrected in the next class. 4. Grammar explanations from my own grammar book 5. Statistical data about progress made
Flag
English
globe
United Kingdom
time
355
Speaks:
English
Native
,
Spanish
C2
,
French
C2
,
Norwegian
B1
,
German
A1
First things first! If you are not serious about learning English, then please look for another teacher! I am a trilingual, expert English teacher and English grammar book author and my number one priority is for you to make big progress in little time so you spend less on lessons! Indeed, I don’t feel satisfied unless a student really makes great progress in EVERY class. I have a friendly and relaxed teaching style while it is also critical for my students to have fun! I also possess excellent cultural awareness since I have lived in France, Spain, Belgium, Ecuador, Canada and the US. A UK native, I learned a language in 9 months during my Master’s degree in Translation in the UK. Let me show how you can too! I've been teaching English to adults since 2007 having taught over 8,500 classes to sports professionals, university professors/students, business executives, software engineers, lawyers, doctors, surgeons and many other professionals. I have imparted teacher-training courses for highly-qualified, elite business English teachers as well as for novice, entry-level teachers. For all these people, my priority was big progress in little time so they spend less on classes. Furthermore, to build great connections I actually personally visit many students for free. I will get you enjoying and feeling good about English. I will instil more confidence, more fluency, more precision, more vocabulary, better comprehension and improved pronunciation. I eliminate grammar study as much as possible by highlighting only key grammar you must get right, thereby avoiding tedious grammar classes. I emphasise: critical thinking, a positive attitude, an open mind, risk taking and giving opinions. We focus on exactly what you need for your specific goals and I don't waste your time on things that aren't worthwhile. Finally, I take notes for you so you can relax and focus on speaking and listening! These are NOT just quick notes in the chat screen: I provide all my students with a PDF document at the end of each session which includes: 1. Precision errors which are corrected by you for homework 2. Useful, relevant vocabulary 3. Pronunciation errors which are corrected in the next class. 4. Grammar explanations from my own grammar book 5. Statistical data about progress made