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The /eə (ɛr)/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english eə (ɛr) sound english vowels

What is the /eə (ɛr)/ Sound?

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

  • air
  • dairy
  • fairly
  • hair
  • where
  • pair
  • affair


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

"To pronounce the /ɛr/ sound correctly, blend the /ɛ/ and /r/...

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