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The /ʃ/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonant clusters english ʃ sound

What is the /ʃ/ Sound?

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

  • show
  • shop
  • ocean
  • addition
  • fish
  • rush


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

"To make /ʃ/, place the tip of your tongue at the front...

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