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032 SH as in Ship and ZH as in Measure

British English Pronunciation - BUY & KEEP FOREVER • 4m 47s

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  • 033 CH as in Church and DZH as in Judge

    Another pair of voiced and unvoiced sounds is CH and DZH. Phonetically, CH is written as T followed by the symbol for SH. T plus SH gives us CH as in

    Church
    Match
    Nature

    Notice that this sound isn’t only indicated by a C and H spelling.

    DZH is written phonetically as D followed by the sy...

  • 034 Voiced TH as in This and Unvoiced...

    This is a tricky pair of sounds because although they are always spelled the same way, “T.H.”, they can be pronounced as either voiced: “TH” or unvoiced. As ever, if you are confused, the dictionary will always help you. Phonetically, the voiced “TH”, as in This, symbol is a sort of “o” with a li...

  • 035 L as in Luck and R as in Red

    This pair of sounds are not linked quite as obviously as the pairs we have studied so far - but the movement of the tongue that is needed to make each sound is very similar. These sounds are “L” and “R”.

    To make the “L” sound, the tip of your tongue brushes over the alveolar ridge like this:
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