Some native languages do not have a distinction between the W and V sounds, or do not have one of these 2 sounds. This results in the 2 sounds being interchanged when speaking English, or a third sound which is neither W or V being produced. Use the video to help you differentiate the W and V sounds.
The word girl can be challenging to pronounce, because the combination of the R and L sounds requires you to sequence movements quickly on sounds which may be difficult for you. Use the video above to help you practice the correct pronunciation of girl.
Need more help for the American R sound? Check out these videos:
Need more help for the L sound at the ends of words? Use this lesson to help you: https://www.speechmodification.com/free/american-l
Americans usually say "twenty-nineteen" when talking about the year 2019. Learn both ways to say this year, the correct syllable stress, and how Americans typically pronounce the word "twenty" in this video.
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