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  • hello Jennifer from tarle speech with your pronunciation question today's

  • question is how do I say the word fire fired and fighter let's go ahead and

  • take a look so for word number one let's go ahead and jump right in

  • fire lots of confusion with these R movement vowels as I call them and what

  • they are is essentially it's one vowel paired with the er sound and we say that

  • vowel so quickly and so connected in English that it becomes a brand-new

  • sound so for here we're gonna start with the F sound fff make this sound by gently

  • bottom biting either the inside or the outside of your bottom lip and keep

  • the air moving out of your mouth do not close your lips or that will sound like

  • a p instead of a f keep the air moving out next move to that ire sound ire it's

  • like we're saying the word I and then adding an ER ire

  • your tongue is way low in the bottom of your mouth I it moves all the way up to

  • the top of your mouth but it's not touching the roof of your mouth and then

  • we're gonna move it again I er your gonna move that tongue there the tip of your

  • tongue down for your R or pull back for your R which ever you prefer I er

  • I er okay fire fire fire now for fired just gonna end that word

  • with a D sound I have a whole class on this so you can check out how to

  • pronounce Ed endings I'll put a link below and then lastly what you're going

  • to do is think about the word fighter do not get confused with the spelling when

  • you see I G H we're just gonna say I just that I sound like you're saying eye

  • or I meaning me so again we're gonna start

  • with the F and then just add that I fi and then we're gonna end with a der yes

  • a der not a T in American English the reason is we're using the flap T rule

  • here I also have a class on that you can check the link below and get more

  • information on that so for the D touch the tip of your tongue to the back of

  • your top front teeth make sure your voice is on and vibrating alright so

  • let's try all of those words again fire fired fighter

  • fire fire fire fired fired fired fighter fighter fighter give it a try I know

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How to Pronounce FIRE, FIRED, FIGHTER - American English Pronunciation Lesson

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    Summer posted on 2020/06/08
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