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

What is the /i: (i)/ Sound?

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

  • easy
  • eve
  • week
  • steal
  • sea
  • agree

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

"The /i/ vowel is a high-front sound. Your tongue should be...

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