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  • Hello.

  • I'm John Russell.

  • Today.

  • Let's explore one of the complex foul sounds of American English.

  • How?

  • How is what some language experts call a dip Thong?

  • Ah, vowel sound followed by a semi vowel.

  • To make the how sound your lips should start in an open position that is not rounded Your lips should be relaxed like this.

  • How as you move toward the semi vowel sound, your lips begin to close and become tense.

  • Uh, your tongue needs to move Ah lot When you make the how sound, It should begin in a low central position in your mouth and then move to ah, high back position.

  • How is a complex sound?

  • But it has some spelling patterns that are easy to remember.

  • One is the letters O u as in out around loud.

  • A second common pattern is the letters Ow as in vowel.

  • Now down.

  • Let's end this video with a quiz.

  • Can you repeat this sentence and can you tell me how many times you hear the how sound Now you need to practice making the vowel sound out loud.

  • Now you need to practice making the vowel sound out loud.

  • That's all for today.

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How to Pronounce: /aʊ/ as in house

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/23
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