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Vowel sound BULL - Look at that good book

Childrens words

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Foot

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Books

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Butcher

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About this sound

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How to make this sound

Letter 'u'

bull, pull, put

Other letters

woman, wood, should, would, could, foot, could, would, soot, should, book, good, wood, look, hood, took, shook, hook, brook, goods, full

How to make this sound

This vowel sound occurs in words with various spellings Sound
/oo/ (foot) Vowel Spelling: oo, u, ou /oo/ is a short vowel. The lips are protruded with a small opening between them, and the lip muscles are held tight. The tongue is flat and elevated at the front so that the tip is raised a little above the bottom teeth. The tongue is held flat at the back. The sound is resonated in the throat and sent up towards the top of the mouth. 'oo'

The short vowel of BULL and GOOD BOOK in English.

2 Practice - Click a native's flag to hear
  1. He took a look at a good book.
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  2. Could you put it on the wood?
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  3. He would have taken a rest if he could.
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  4. You should look under the hood.
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  5. put on more wood to cook the pudding.
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  6. The bull shook the crooked hook.
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  7. Who took the wood across the brook?
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  8. The cook put the sugar on the cushion.
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  9. I couldn't put my wooden foot into my blue boot.
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  10. Look! the goods you shook are still full of soot.
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