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The /e(ɛ)/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english e(ɛ) sound english vowels

What is the /e(ɛ)/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English e(ɛ) sound:

  • egg
  • extra
  • elbow
  • tell
  • bet
  • deck

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

"This vowel is a mid-front vowel. Position your tongue at...

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