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Pronunciation problems in ChinaPeople usually think speaking and understanding are as natural as breathing. They just take the ability of speaking for granted. But they often forget that the ability of speaking English embodies the correctness of pronunciation and intonation. Actually in china adult English learners are facing a real challenge. This article is about the common pronunciation difficulties of adult learner and some factors influencing English?s pronunciation. Then I will provide some practical suggestion to make learning pronunciation interesting and effective for adult chinese learners. Most researchers agree that the learner?s mother tongue influences the pronunciation of the target language and is a significant factor in accounting for foreign accent. For example, there are no vowels such as /æ/, /au/ and /??/ or such consonant as /?/ and /ð/.Usually chinese students tend to substitute the sound which does not exist with similar one in their mother tongue. A typical example will be the substitution of /s/ or /z/ for the English sound /ð/ (Fanchun Zhang ? 2009): ?I think? becomes ?I sink?. Another factor is that the sound exist in chinese but nor as separate phoneme: for example /i/ exist in chinese but whether it?s long or short, it doesn?t make any difference