English Pronunciation - Pronouncing the various sounds of the letter E
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Pronouncing the various sounds of the letter E
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There are three common sounds using the letter E. The ee sound is used with the front part of the mouth, the eh sound is used with the middle portion of the mouth, and the er sound is used with the rear portion of the mouth.
Here are some words that come from the front of the mouth using the sound ee.
I like my
What day of the
me tonight, I'll buy you dinner"
An example of sounds coming from the middle portion of the mouth is seen through eh.
you that I will not lose tonight"
We need to go to the grocery store to buy some
I am so
up with him"
For sounds that come from the back part of the mouth, we can look at the sound er.
moves at a constant speed"
of the cat was all anyone could hear"
I will go home
Like most vowels, the sound of E varies according to which consonant is next to it. The R sound uses the middle to back portion of the mouth so combining the letter E with R makes it so you use the back portion of the mouth. |
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