You can't imagine how important pronunciation may be... !
Some French may find the English 'th' sound difficult to pronounce, for instance.
Well... the video advert below shows that some Germans find it difficult too.
"We are THinking" is a far cry from "We are Sinking" :
one single sound misunderstood may lead to disastrous mistakes !
I THink this advert does show you how important a good pronunciation is,
and phonetics help ;o)
sink (V) = er... honestly, you should know what it means -it's an irregular verb !!
All right : to those who don't remember : (to) 'sink' means... click here ! < < <
be a far cry from (sthing / sbdy) = be completely different from (sthing / sbdy)