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    Default "face" and "faith" Do they sound equally?

    Hello.

    Do "face" and "faith" sound equally?

    They sound equally for me.

    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Default Re: "face" and "faith" Do they sound equally?

    Not to me.

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    Default Re: "face" and "faith" Do they sound equally?

    They are different sounds for all native speakers, though a tiny minority produce /θ/ instead of /s/ because of a lisp.

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    Default Re: "face" and "faith" Do they sound equally?

    I can record how I pronounce them and show you.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Default Re: "face" and "faith" Do they sound equally?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I can record how I pronounce them and show you.
    If you want to do that, I'll happily listen to the sound file. However, the final sound of one is "s/ss" and the other is an unvoiced "th". Unless you have a lisp, the words should not sound the same. (Note that we don't say "they sound equally").
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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