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The /ɑ/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english vowels english ɑ sound

What is the /ɑ/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /ɑ/ sound:

  • object
  • olive
  • object
  • fox
  • knock
  • pond


According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /ɑ/ sound is made by doing the following:

"Your tongue should be positioned low in your mouth, and...

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