Get Your Speaking Plan

A collection of free resources designed to help you speak English better. 

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

What is the /r/ Sound?

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

  • read
  • rich
  • carrot
  • natural
  • role
  • proud

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

"The key to making /r/ is not letting the tip of your tongue...

Continue Reading...