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The /p/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonants english p sound

What is the /p/ Sound?

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

  • pond
  • palm
  • teapot
  • expect
  • hip
  • sweep

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

"/p/ is made by closing the lips and pushing air through the...

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