English pronunciation practice Difficult words with R

hi students its Shana your teacher from espresso English dotnet and today we're going to practice pronouncing some difficult English words that feature the letter R the letter R might be pronounced differently in your native language but in English it sounds like a [Music] let's warm up by practicing some simple words with the R sound repeat after me or R were red rug okay now let's move on to some of our more difficult words I'm going to explain them and help you pronounce them correctly but before we get started I'd like to invite you to check out my courses called American English pronunciation and shadowing with Shana these courses will help you learn to pronounce English words and sentences more clearly and naturally click on the link in the video or in the description for more information on these courses as well as free sample lessons so you can try them out before you buy them alright are you ready our first word is choir referring to a singing group this one is tricky because the CH sounds like a K and the O sounds more like a u so all together it's like choir it rhymes with fire choir next we have an everyday object in the house and that is a drawer the initial D sounds like a jump and we have to our sounds the oo in the middle actually sounds more like an O so drawer rhymes with store try saying it really slowly and then at a more normal speed drawer another word a lot of English students have trouble with is rural your tongue might get mixed up between the two R's and the l so try just saying the were part and then adding ol roar ol rural rural rural I know it's not easy another word with two R's and an L is rarely again let's first say rare and then add ly rare ly rare ly rarely next there's the word jewelry and what's crazy about this word is that some people pronounce it with three syllables like jewelery and others say it more like jewelry with two syllables the pronunciation with three syllables jewelry seems contrary to the spelling but you will sometimes hear it personally I think the jewelry pronunciation is easier and makes more sense so let's work on that jewel three you li next we have library some people mistakenly pronounce this library forgetting the BR in the middle but the correct pronunciation is ly rare e library library library the month of February looks similar but a lot of people actually do not pronounce the R after the B instead we say something like February repeat after me once slow and once faster February February another difficult for syllable word with our is regularly to master the pronunciation it's best to break it up into parts let's give it a try regularly regularly regularly just keep practicing and eventually your tongue will master the pattern of these R's and elves finally we have the word temperature let's start with just the first two syllables temper temper easy right now the last part actually just sounds like sure in fast spoken English so we have temperature temperature temperature do you have another difficult word that you want to know how to pronounce correctly in English if so tell me about it and I'll add it to my list for future videos if you want to continue learning pronunciation and practicing with me come check out my pronunciation and shadowing courses I think you'll really enjoy them keep on practicing and with time you will be able to pronounce these difficult are words well I'll see you in the next video

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