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

What is the /s/ Sound?

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

  • sick
  • sky
  • desk
  • outside
  • glass
  • face

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

"Place the tip of your tongue lightly against the ridge behind...

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