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

What is the /ɜ/ Sound?

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

  • urgent
  • earth
  • verb
  • girl
  • fur
  • per

According to Rachael’s English, the /ɜ/ sound is made by doing the following:

"the corners of the lips come in, pushing the lips away from the face. The middle...

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