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

What is the /cr/ Sound?

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

  • cry
  • crew
  • crave
  • sacred
  • screwed
  • microbe

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

/kr/ is a cluster, which is a combination of two...

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