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  • Hi, there, Jennifer from Tarle Speech with your pronunciation question today's

  • question is a confusing word pair actually three words so not a pair three

  • the words are found discovered fund a sum of money and fun enjoyable so let's

  • have some fun and learn how to pronounce fund and found you've got a bonus

  • sentence there how about that okay so let's start with the words they all

  • begin with the same sound so let's start with that so all of these words start

  • with the ffff sound to make the F sound air is going to be coming out of your mouth

  • and you can gently bite the inside bottom lip or the outside of the bottom

  • lip but you just have to make sure that you leave some space for the air to move

  • continuously out of the sides of the mouth do not put your lips together or

  • this is going to sound like a p and we do not want that we want you should be able

  • to feel the air on your hand when you're saying this sound next let's look at

  • that short uh sound this is very easy for the short uh sound that we hear and fun and

  • fund all you're going to do is relax your mouth have your mouth slightly open your

  • tongue is just neutral in your mouth and you're gonna say a short uh now to end

  • word number one fun all you're going to do is then touch the tip of your tongue

  • to the back of your top front teeth and the air is going to come out of your

  • nose fun fun fun doing this to exaggerate so that you know to make this

  • sound a little bit longer oftentimes my students drop ending sounds all together

  • and we need to make sure that you say that sound and if you make the sound a

  • little bit longer or make an effort to do that usually that fixes the problem

  • for the word fund it's basically the word fun and then after holding your

  • tongue behind the back of your top front to you for that n you are gonna pull it down

  • and turn your voice box on for the D fund

  • fund fund so we have fun fund fun fund okay you know how to say this nd nnnd so

  • touch the tip of the tongue and then pull it down air moves out of the nose

  • then it switches to out of the mouth we also know how to say the F sound so

  • let's focus on the vowel and the vowel here is going to be the ow

  • sound ow we're gonna start with really wide open circle mouth shape and that's

  • going to help us get our tongue low in the mouth with the back of the tongue

  • pulled up ow and then we're going to move to a pucker and in doing that our

  • tongue is going to come from the bottom of the mouth with the back pulled up and

  • it's gonna kind of be more flat in the mouth ow ow ow let's put it all together

  • found found found so we have fun fund found found fund fun and now your

  • sentence she found the fundraising drive to be

  • fun she found the fundraising drive to be

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How to Pronounce FUN FUND & FOUND - American English Pronunciation Lesson

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