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

What is the /ʊ/ Sound?

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

  • put
  • full
  • pull
  • push
  • bush

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

"/ʊ/ is a high, back, lax vowel. To make it, your tongue should be lifted...

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