Episode #13 [ʌ] as in ‘gum’

12 November 2016

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Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this week’s Real English video.

I’m Darcy and today we’ll be talking about the [ʌ] vowel as in the word ‘gum’. To pronounce this vowel, your jaw lowers slightly, your mouth is open, and your tongue stays in the center of your mouth.

[ʌ],[ʌ],[ʌ].

Here are some words that have the [ʌ] vowel: run, fun, cut, fudge.

And here’s a tongue twister to help you practice: double bubble gum bubbles double.

Make sure you practice for at least 1 minute everyday to see how good you can get by next week.

Good luck and we’ll see you next Friday.