The American R sound is difficult for many second language speakers, especially from India. Today I met an enthusiastic lady who is saying it absolutely right! Interestingly, as her and I were comparing American English and Malayalam sound patterns, we realized there were some similarities between the Malayalam ഴ sound (zh) and the American R. I attempt to share that with you in the video below.
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Pronunciation Exercises – Descriptions, Photos, Videos with Sound and Demos: