Accent Lesson 10 - Vowel sound /ɘr/ (err) AS IN BIRD

source: Learn English with Let's Talk   2013年4月21日
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Lips: Your lips are Slightly rounded.

Tongue: The tongue is tense and stays at mid-level position. The Tip of the tongue is curled up a bit and pulled back.

Common Spelling Patterns for /ɘr/
er father, mercy, leather
ear heard, earth
ir bird, first, girl, firm
or doctor, word
ur occur, curtain
ure lecture, culture
ar dollar, collar

Word Pairs for Practice
1. first person
2. learn words
3. other culture
4. purple curtain
5. white collar

Practice Sentences
1. Her purple shirt is dirty
2. I heard her teach grammar.
3. This occurs in every culture.