American English Vowel Sounds
Learn & practice the pronunciation of 16 American English vowel sounds to make yourself better understood.
What will I learn?
- Know the correct American English pronunciation of the short and long vowel sounds A, E, I, O, and U
- Know the correct American English pronunciation of Diphthongs OW, OI, and YU
- Know the correct American English pronunciation of vowel blends AWE, AH, & ER
- Understand how to set their tongue, lips, and/or mouth for this American English Pronunciation
Welcome to the American English Pronunciation Practice – Vowel Sounds Course. In this course, you will learn the pronunciation of the 16 most common vowel sounds in American English. Understanding and practicing the pronunciation these sounds will help you improve your English and make yourself better understood.
This course will help you make Your American English pronunciation sound more clear and natural.
- Learn how to shape your mouth to pronounce these English sounds.
- Recognize the difference between tricky sounds like:
- cap vs. cop vs. cup
- bit vs. bet vs. bat
- rest vs. raced
- beat vs. bit, and more!
- Get structured practice speaking these sounds.
- Make yourself understood in English conversations
- Gain confidence in your American English pronunciation.
Improve Your English Pronunciation
The vowel sounds in American English are quite different from the vowel sounds in other languages. Perhaps your native language doesn’t have the [ər] sound as in bird and earth, or the [i] sound as in hit or kiss. Maybe you’ve wondered how American English speakers move their mouth, lips, and tongue to pronounce the vowel sounds in English. Well, you will learn all about how to correctly move your mouth for American English vowel pronunciation, which will result in reducing your non-English accent.