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How's your pronunciation? How's your knowledge of vowels? Why are some Gs pronounced hard or soft in English? Learn the difference between a monophthong and a diphthong. Featuring Bianca from Master an American Accent and Jasmin from CCC Language Learning, on this week's How to English Pod with Gav & Em. Transcription with audio: https://share.descript.com/view/p7kYYAwRjUq
Em's hard and soft "G" activity:
The engine was a gift given by a guest who was a misogynist.
My glove and magic mug was grabbed by a guilty astrologer.
There's gum in my wig so I guess I should go and get the detergent.
A new page of legislation for the guild has zigzags in the margin.
English File, Oxford, IPA chart: https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/beginner3/pronunciation?cc=gb&selLanguage=en
Adrian Underhill video on vowels and consonants: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqeiFDVZDVY
Long and short vowel sounds: https://www.speechactive.com/english-vowels-ipa-international-phonetic-alphabet/
Easy English with James, diphthongs video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI3xTvwYsa8