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The /sl/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonant clusters english sl sound

What is the /sl/ Sound?

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

  • sleep
  • slow
  • slot
  • aslope

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

"This cluster is a combination of the /s/ and /l/ sounds. Begin with the...

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