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

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

#2: /j/
TongueThe mid and front part of the tongue raises and presses against the roof of the mouth. The tip of the tongue comes down and touches behind the bottom front teeth.
AirThe throat compresses the airflow.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#3: /æ/
TongueThe tongue is wide. The front stays forward, touching the back of the bottom front teeth. The back part of the tongue stretches up.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#4: /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.
#5: /k/
TongueThe back part of the tongue reaches up and touches the soft palate, cutting off the air. The tongue pulls away and the air flows.
LipsThe lips position to adjust the sound that comes next.
AirAir passes through the mouth. First, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.

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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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