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R-colored vowels

Learn how to pronounce the characteristic R (ER) sound in American English by paying attention to your tongue.

To make the ɚ sound roll the tongue tip or bunch the back of the tongue.

Listen to a native recording then to yourself and make adjustments to your oral posture. Look at your lips in the mirror and feel how your tongue moves. Become mindful of the back of the tongue and teeth so you can replicate an amazing American accent!