Common Pronunciation Problems

38 Most Common Pronunciation Problems

Common Pronunciation Problems: Consonants

Rice/r/
rice
/l/
lice
Lice
Sheet/ʃ/
sheet
/s/
seat
Seat
Jello/dʒ/
jello
/tʃ/
cello
Cello
Beach/b/
beach
/p/
peach
Peach
Bali/b/
Bali
/v/
volley
Volley
Vet/v/
vet
/w/
wet
Wet
Lather/ð/
lather
/t̬/
ladder
Ladder
bays/z/
bays

/ð/
bathe

bathe
Tummy/t/
tummy
/d/
dummy
Dummy
Mouth/θ/
mouth
/s/
mouse
Mouse
Thirst/θ/
thirst
/f/
first
First
Fan/f/
fan
/p/
pan
Pan
Zip/z/
zip
/s/
sip
Sip
Buck/k/
buck
/g/
bug
Bug
Ride/d/
ride
/t/
right
Right
Light/l/
light
/n/
night
Night
Hair/h/
hair
/ʔ/
air
Air
Wash/ʃ/
wash
/tʃ/
watch
Watch
Yell/j/
yell
/dʒ/
gel
Gel
Year/j/
year
/ʔ/
ear
Ear
Color/l/
color
/t̬/
cutter
Cutter
Lawn/n/
lawn
/ŋ/
long
Long
Can/n/
can
/m/
cam
Cam
Asian/ʒ/
Asian
/dʒ/
agin'
Agin'

Common Pronunciation Problems: Vowels

Beach/iː/
beach
/ɪ/
bitch
Bitch
Work/ɝ/
work
/ɑː/
walk
Walk
Bird/ɝ/
bird
/ɔː/
bored
Bored
Butt/ʌ/
butt
/e/
bet
Bet
Butt/ʌ/
butt
/uː/
boot
Boot
Food/uː/
food
/ʊ/
foot
Foot
Coat/oʊ/
coat
/ɔː/
court
Court
Bag/æ/
bag
/e/
beg
Beg
Calf/æ/
calf
/ʌ/
cough
Cough
Hell/e/
hell
/ɪ/
hill
Hill
Bait/eɪ/
bait
/e/
bet
Bet
Tile/aɪ/
tile
/eɪ/
tail
Tail
Higher/ɚ/
higher
/a/
hiya
Hiya
GREATEST
AHEAD
OCCASION
ACCENT
MOUNTAIN
FAMOUS
CAPABLE
ə/e/
/a/
/oʊ/
/e/
/eɪ/
/u/
/ʌ/ and /ɑː/
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