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Sound by Sound American English Phonetic Pronunciation of the word 'Preferring'

Practicing the sound by sound pronunciation table of the word 'Preferring' will help you improve your spoken American English.

#1: /p/
LipsThe lips start together. Then they separate.
TeethThere is a separation between the teeth.
AirAir passes through the mouth. First, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.
#2: /r/
TongueThe tongue forms an arch near the roof of the mouth. It does not touch any part of the mouth.
AirThe air flows through a narrow space in your mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#3: /ɪ/
TongueThe tongue raises high in the mouth. It moves to the front of the mouth. Then the tip of the tongue moves behind the bottom front teeth. The tongue remains relaxed in the front of the mouth.
LipsThe lips separated and relaxed.
JawThe jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#5: /f/
LipsThe bottom lips are in contact with the teeth.
TeethThe top teeth press the bottom lips.
AirThe air flows through the teeth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.
#6: /ɜ/
TongueThe middle part of the tongue lifts towards the roof of the mouth in the middle. The front of the tongue hangs down. But it does not touch anything.
LipsThe corners of the lips come in, pushing the lips away from the face.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#7: /r/
TongueThe tongue forms an arch near the roof of the mouth. It does not touch any part of the mouth.
AirThe air flows through a narrow space in your mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#8: /ɪ/
TongueThe tongue raises high in the mouth. It moves to the front of the mouth. Then the tip of the tongue moves behind the bottom front teeth. The tongue remains relaxed in the front of the mouth.
LipsThe lips separated and relaxed.
JawThe jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#9: /ŋ/
TongueThe back part of the tongue reaches up and touches the soft palate. The front part of the tongue touches the bottom front teeth.
LipsThere is a separation between the lips.
TeethThere is a separation between the teeth.
AirAir passes through the vocal cords to make the sound.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.

Try this Exciting 'preferring' Tongue Twister Challenge

Felix the fox was known for preferring flying frogs over fancy frothy fudge. But one day, he stumbled upon a peculiar problem. A pack of picky penguins proclaimed, "Please, provide us with palpable proof that these peculiar creatures procure plentiful pleasure!" Perplexed, Felix pondered a plan. He swiftly summoned a swarm of squawking seagulls with a secret scheme: to sprinkle sparkly sequins on those soaring sassy frogs. The sky suddenly sparkled with shimmering scales, surprising the picky penguins. Perched on a precipice, they peered at the perplexing parade of amphibians, pondering their preference. Peculiarly, the penguins pirouetted with pure delight! They pranced, pranked, and partied like never before, professing their newfound passion for the extraordinary experience. From that day forward, Felix became the famed frog-fly supplier, pleasing picky penguins, and producing perpetual joy and laughter. And wherever Felix went, the sound of penguins proclaiming, "We love those flying frogs!" reverberated through the land, creating an atmosphere of pure merriment.

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roʊˈmæntɪk lʌv əˈlaʊz ju tu ˈfoʊkəs ˈmeɪtɪŋ ˈɛnərʤi əˈtæʧmənt səˈsteɪnz ðæt riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp æz lɔŋ æz ˈnɛsəˌsɛri tu reɪz jʊər ˈbeɪbi




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