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How to Pronounce Difficult Words in American English - Minimal Pairs [Student Request Part 14]

 

(Video Transcript)

Let's practice some minimal pairs in American English! Get tons of practice with these two front vowels: AA /æ/, like in "bad", and EH /ɛ/, like in "bed".

 

Can you pronounce:

pressure vs. pleasure

laughed vs. left

sand vs. send

bad vs. bed

bland vs. blend

 

No frills, no lengthy explanations - just the pronunciation!

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