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Consonant Sound / b / as in “boy” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound / b / as in “boy” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video, we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /b/, as in the word “boy.” You can also hear this sound in words like “bill” – “cab” – “baby” or “hobby.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /b/ – for this sound. […]

Diphthong Sound / ɔɪ / as in “boy” – American English Pronunciation

Diphthong Sound / ɔɪ / as in “boy” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video, we’re going to talk about the American vowel sound /ɔɪ/, as in the word “boy.” You can also hear this sound in words like “oil” – “toy” – “coin” or “joy.” We’ll be using special phonetic symbols — /ɔɪ/ — for this sound. Let’s […]

Consonant Sound Flap ‘T’ / t̬ / as in “water” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound Flap ‘T’ / t̬ / as in “water” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video, we’re going to talk about the flap ‘T’ sound, as in the word “water.” You can also hear this sound in words like “city”-“butter” – “title” or “kitty.” Now listen to how these words sound with a “regular” ‘T’: “city” – “butter” – “title” […]

Learn English – How to make the ‘PH’ sound

Learn English – How to make the ‘PH’ sound

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Hello. Today, I’m going to teach you about one sound that maybe you know already; maybe it’s new; maybe it’s very confusing because English can be confusing when you are trying to say words. So the sound that I’m going to teach you today is the PH sound. So you may look at a word […]

Consonant Sound / k / as in “key” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound / k / as in “key” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /k/, as in the word “key.” You can also hear this sound in words like “king” – “can”- “lack” or “queen.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /k/ – for this sound. The […]

Consonant Sound / l / as in “let”- American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /l/, as in the word “let.” You can also hear this sound in words like “low,” “world,” “like,” or “place.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /l/ – for this sound. Many non-native […]

American English Pronunciation Practice: Short and Long “A” Sounds

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Water. Love it. Hey, everyone. I’m Alex. Thanks for clicking and welcome to this pronunciation lesson on the short “a” and the long or wide “a” sounds in English. In this lesson, first I’m going to go sound by sound and give you a bunch of words that have the short “a” sound, as well […]

Consonant Sound / p / as in “pie” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound / p / as in “pie” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /p/, as in the word “pie.” You can also hear this sound in words like “play” – “cup” – “paper” or “supper.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /p/ – for this sound. […]

Consonant Sound / d / as in “dog” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound / d / as in “dog” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /d/, as in the word “dog.” You can also hear this sound in words like “doll” – “bird”- “dad” or “buddy.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /d/ – for this sound. The […]

Consonant Sound / h / as in “home” – American English Pronunciation

Consonant Sound / h / as in “home” – American English Pronunciation

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Hello there! This is the “Sounds American” channel. In this video, we’re going to talk about the American consonant sound /h/, as in the word “home.” You can also hear this sound in words like “head” – “who” – “perhaps” or “hero.” We’ll be using a special phonetic symbol – /h/- for this sound. As […]