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Pronunciation: how to pronounce /eə/ (air)

Before you watch How do you pronounce these? a. there b. their c. they’re Answer In the UK, these are pronounced the same. ‘Where’ ‘Wear’ and ‘We’re’ are also pronounced the same. They all contain the /eə/ sound (like...

Pronunciation: words ending in ‘age’

Before you watch How do you pronounce ‘garage’? a. It rhymes with ‘age’ /eɪdʒ/ b. It rhymes with ‘fridge’ /ɪdʒ/ c. It rhymes with ‘massage’ /ɑːʒ/ Watch the video for some important rules about words ending in...

How to pronounce ‘ow’ and ‘ou’ words

The ‘ow’ spelling ‘ow’ is pronounced in 2 ways, which can cause some confusion (*= often mispronounced) /aʊ/ now, wow crown, crowd* down, drown*, gown frown*, clown, town tower, allow* towel, vowel power, shower flower, owl* “How now...