How to Pronounce Difficult Minimal Pairs - EH /ɛ/ vs. AA /æ/

Sep 13, 2021

How to Pronounce Difficult Minimal Pairs - EH /ɛ/ vs. AA /æ/

9/13/2021

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(Video Transcript)

 

In this video, Julie shows you how to pronounce two of the most challenging vowels in American English: the EH /ɛ/ "red" and the AA /æ/ "rad" vowels. Perfect your English pronunciation as you practice these minimal pairs:

 

End/And (stressed)

Beck/Back

Ken/Can

Bed/Bad

Beg/Bag/Bug

Ed/Add, Ekt (not a real word)/Act

Esk (not a real word)/Ask