English Pronunciation
Anita Collins

The Schwa Sound

What is the Schwa sound?   The schwa sound is THE most common sound in American English, although its pronunciation can vary based on the speaker’s

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English Pronunciation
Anita Collins

The “ng” sound

How to pronounce the “ng” sound: /ŋ/ The “ng” sound, or /ŋ/ sound, is a voiced nasal consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching

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English Pronunciation
Anita Collins

The J, CH and Y Sounds

For learners of English, the j, ch and y sounds can prove challenging to pronounce and distinguish, depending on one’s native language.  Let’s take a look

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English Pronunciation
Anita Collins

The V vs. B and W Sounds

The V sound and how it’s often confused For many learners of English, the v, b and w sounds prove difficult to distinguish.  Let’s take

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English Pronunciation
Anita Collins

The TH Sounds

The Trouble with the TH Sounds The problem many English learners have when pronouncing the TH sounds is twofold.  We cannot pronounce the TH sounds

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