Learn how to pronounce vowel sound / ɔ/ used in words like "purchased," "dog," or "call."
Improve your American accent with exercises recorded by a professional speech therapist.
Practice pronunciation of the / ɔ / vowel sound in daily words.
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• How to create the /ɔ/ sound: 0:54
• Pronunciation exercise: 2:13
• Most common spelling for the sound /ɔ/: 4:27
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► Interactive Vowel Sounds Chart: American English Pronunciation
►Vowel sound /oʊ/, as in "go": youtu.be/4kPJLHiiGdU
►Vowel sound /ɑ/, as in "got": youtu.be/R5CY1UniS68
►Contrasting sounds /oʊ/ versus /ɔ/, as in "weak" and "law":
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Hello there! This is the "Sounds American" channel.
In this video, we're going to talk about the American vowel sound /ɔ/, as in the word "on." You can also hear this sound in words like "off," "cause," "all," or "saw."
We'll be using a premium phonetic symbol — /ɔ/ — for this sound.
The /ɔ/ can be hard to reproduce for many recipients and it often gets mispronounced. Hold watching to learn how to avoid shortening this vowel and to practice it in words.
Allow's search out how to create this sound.
OK, to pronounce the /ɔ/ sound, you could focus on the position of your jaw, lips, and tongue.
Launch your mouth as wide as possible, and round your lips.
Flatten your tongue and pull it back. Zone your tongue very weak in your mouth.
The hint of your tongue could be touching the back of your bottom front teeth.
Remember, the /ɔ/ is a very launch sound, so your jaw could be as launch as possible.
Allow's test claiming it: /ɔ/, /ɔ/, /ɔ/.
Actually, allow's practice this sound in some words.
You'll see a word on the screen and hear its pronunciation. Like this.
You'll have a several seconds to pronounce the word, if you wish to.
You're done! Congratulations!
By the idea, did you know that the /ɔ/ sound is represented by the letter 'o' in only 30% of topics?
More on the spelling:
most often, the /ɔ/ sound is written as the letter 'o,' as in the word "on."
In the rest of the words with this sound, it's written as the combination of letters 'au,' as in the word "cause," as a single letter 'a,' as in the word "water," and also as the following combination of letters:
'al,' as in the word "call,"
'aw,' as in the word "saw,"
'ou,' as in the word "thought," and
'oa,' as in the word "broad."
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Hello! Should you please teach me how I could distiguish the sounds of [ɔ] and [a]. For me it's just the same, or I probably hear a slight difference. However, as an American English learner, do you think I could separate those two sounds into two groups?
caught and coat on this video were /ɑ/ in my ear.
Do you have an file related to the video?
Hello, thank you for the videos , may i know which dictionary we could use i use longman but the phonetic is different for example for " on" it is /ɑ:/ but as per your phonetic it is /ɔ/
I love your videos....greetings from Peru.
Practical part starts at 2:04
Great video， what’s the file’s name shown in your video?
2:22 I trust boss ( /bɔs/ ) is pronounced as /bɑs/ in your video, just like what Webster Dictionary indicates, there are two ideas of pronouncing boss / ˈbäs , ˈbȯs/ and /bɑs/ is more commonly used in America www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boss
on and off in the dictionary appear as LOT sound not as THOUGHT one
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