In Part 2 of the Vowels series, we discuss the remaining vowels in English: EH [ɛ], UR [ɜ], OO [u], UH [ʊ], another UH [ʌ], and the Schwa [ə]. We discuss one of the main differences between British and American English (the [ɜ] sound), and Rachel’s love of Christmas music.
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- The EH as in BED vowel
- EH vowel colored by the R (video)
- How the R changes the vowel The UR vowel. (There’s a big difference between this sound in American vs. British English.)
- Tricky words like girl and world; Tongue position for this tricky vowel.
- The OO vowel.
- OUGH (video on this crazy letter combination!)
- Rachel’s love of Christmas songs
- The UH as in PUSH vowel
- Woman and Women
- Putting vs. pudding. He’s putting pudding on the table!
- The UH as in BUTTER Vowel
- The Schwa.
- Syllabic consonant
- Playlist: the Vowel Sounds of American English (includes all of these vowels!)