Learning to pronounce the American R sound is difficult for many English as 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.
The AW Sound in American English
B and P
J and Z
V and W
Words ending in TION
English letters transliterated into Malayalam alphabets
Original post date: 8/13, updated 5/2020
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