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  • hey all jennifer from tarle speech with your pronunciation question today's

  • question is how do i pronounce the word niece

  • which is the daughter of your sibling and

  • knees the joint in your legs all right here are our words

  • so to say the words we are going to start with exactly the same

  • two sounds the n e to say the n sound tip of the tongue

  • touches the back of the top front teeth air moves out of the nose and then

  • smile nice high flat tongue for that e and that e is nice and long

  • knee knee and yes we do have a silent k here which we are not going to

  • say to end the word that's where we have the

  • difference for nice we are going to have what we

  • call the soft c which is pronounced as an s

  • and to do that tip of the tongue is behind the top front teeth are pointing

  • down air continuously moves out ssss ssss

  • niece niece niece now for knees

  • your tongue is going to do exactly the same thing as i described for the s it's

  • either behind the top front teeth or pointing down it is not touching the

  • difference is your voice box is on moving and

  • vibrating for that z sound zzzzz

  • putting the voicing on for that z sound is going to make the e

  • before it sound a little bit longer all right so let's put these all

  • together we have niece

  • and knees niece knees niece niece

  • niece knees knees knees and now for a sentence

  • my niece fell and skinned her knees give it a try people are going to notice

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hey all jennifer from tarle speech with your pronunciation question today's

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How to Pronounce NIECE & KNEES - American English Pronunciation Lesson

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    Summer posted on 2021/03/05
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