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

What is the /a:/ Sound?

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

  • army
  • argue
  • father
  • market
  • car
  • star

According to Sounds American, the /ɑr/ sound is made by doing the following:

"To pronounce the /ɑr/ sound correctly, blend the /ɑ/ and /r/ sounds.

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