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How to pronounce -S- in English - 'Song singer'

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Ring

Sound

peeping

Sound

Singing

Sound

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  1. The singer sang a moving song.
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  2. The hanger was hanging on the metal ring.
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  3. Don't bang the gong.
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  4. He was covered with a long blanket.
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  5. The dog's tongue was hanging out.
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  6. They were buying a single frying pan to cook the chicken wings.
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  7. My uncle hurt his ankle.
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  8. She was looking angry after the boat sank.
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  9. The ingredients for the drink were under the sink.
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  10. Even though he was trying, he was losing the game.
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How to make this sound

Sound

Finger and singer

The word 'FIN ger' has a Sound sound BuT the words here with -ng- DONT

using 'ing'

singing sing hanging ringing drink singer bring single wing ring swinging shopping speaking running listening watching seeing talking walking going eating

using other letter combinations

drank drunk sang song longing angry hanger pharynx ankle twinkle belong bang angle hunger blanket long

Raise the back part of your tongue up towards the soft back part of your palate. Open the mouth slightly. Resonate the sound from your nose and allow voicing at the same time. This is a voiced consonant. Note: The /g/ sound is not pronounced when saying this sound.





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