|Speech Modification American Accent Training|
This week's word of the week is the. This word is usually pronounced /ðə/, with voiced th and vowel schwa. When the next word starts with a vowel, the is pronounced /ði/, with voiced th and vowel ee. So we say "thuh man, thuh client" but "thee email, thee airport."
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This week's word of the week is wasn't.
Culture: Americans almost always use wasn't rather than was not. If you say was not, it won't sound like typical American speech. It might even sound argumentative or angry to American listeners.
Pronunciation: Make sure you use a /z/ sound in this word.
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