American English Pronunciation #16: How to Pronounce: /ɑ/ The Sound of Modern Jobs

Part 1: DIRECTIONS: Watch and pronounce with the video 2 or 3 times.

Part 2: DIRECTIONS: Practice pronunciation by reading aloud the following words and sentences.











He went to the hospital for a minor surgery.

The boy played chess with his father.

You must watch where you are going.

Let’s shop for some new shoes.

What do you want to buy now?

6 thoughts on “American English Pronunciation #16: How to Pronounce: /ɑ/ The Sound of Modern Jobs

  1. Hello my English teacher!
    It’s very amazing to learn how to pronounce the [a] and [ o] sound. Sometimes it is very difficult to pronounce them from French to English.
    Thank you

  2. Hello everyone
    Pranticing pronunciation is always a very important practice to learn to speak English adequately.

    Thank you Maestro

    1. Hello everyone,
      The sound of vowels in English is sometimes difficult, because in some words the sound of some vowel is different than in other words. That’s why this vowel pronunciation practice with Mr. Russel is so important.

      Thanks a lot Maestro Sersea, blessings

  3. ” lesson 1.38.2”
    How to pronounce : / a / the sound of modern jobs.
    These are my words , Responsibility , Mom , Not Odd, follow modern, clock , toss, loss, hot.
    start, art , wall, call, mall, lawn, banana, tall, alternate, small,
    A very good exercise, like these exercises, we can improve and increase our vocabulary.
    Thank you Sir.

  4. Hello,
    There was a difficult time for me to pronunce ‘want’, and this lesson is a reward for improving my pronunciation skills.
    Thank you teacher.

    1. Hello teacher!
      It is a good practice sound of /a/ for some words like: hospital, shop, doctor, fork, nock, father, watch, talk…
      Thank you for lesson.

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