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

  • question is how do I pronounce the word pass which means to move beyond

  • something and pause which means a slight stop let's take a look at our words so

  • we have the word pass PA SS and pause P A u s e and I'm going to throw in a bonus

  • word paws to be like a dog foot because pause and paws are pronounced exactly

  • the same way I love that so let's start with the word pass so for all of these

  • words we're going to start with a P sound P just open your lips and let the air

  • puff out your voice box is not on for pass we are going to have that ah sound

  • that very American ah sound think about round lips and that's going to get the

  • tip of your tongue low in your mouth and the back of your tongue pulled up and

  • your tongues a little bit kind of flatter here the vowel and paw is going

  • to be more of an oval open mouth that's going to make your tongue a little

  • narrower still tip of the tongue down and back of the tongue pulled up so

  • let's look at the difference here ah oh ah oh so we have Pa and paw so to end the word pass

  • we're going to make an S sound and to do that put the tip of your tongue behind

  • your top front teeth not touching and let the air keep moving out pass pass

  • pass pass pass now for pause and paws we're going to end with a Z sound which

  • is an S sound with the voice box on and vibrating and moving z what happens

  • when we have a voiced sound that ends a word I've

  • gotten a few questions about this lately is that the voice sound is actually

  • going to make the vowel before it sound a little teeny tiny bit longer so this

  • vowel might sound a little bit longer in pause that doesn't pass and that's

  • because of the voicing on that Z sound let's try both of these words pass pass

  • pass pause pause pause pass pause before you pass the car let's take a pause and

  • make sure that all paws are inside of the vehicle give it a try I know people

  • are going to notice a difference if you found this helpful

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How to Pronounce PASS, PAUSE, PAWS - English Pronunciation Lesson

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    Caurora posted on 2020/02/28
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