ʊ, ɒ and ʌ sounds

teechar

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I'm following [STRIKE]take for[/STRIKE] a sample from RP BrE.
Great effort, but here are some comments:
"put" ... should be very slightly shorter.
"nut" ... sounds a tiny bit like "not".
"got" .. sounds a little bit like "god".
 

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Thank you. But I can't hear the difference between nut and not. I've listened the pronounce of these words on forvo.com a lot. American say nut and not the same. British doesn't
 

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I've listened to the pronunciation [STRIKE]pronounce[/STRIKE] of these words on forvo.com a lot.
Americans/
American speakers/
Speakers of American English (AmE)

say "nut" and "not" the same.

British speakers/
British people/
Speakers of British English (BrE)

don't.

[STRIKE]doesn't[/STRIKE]
Try listening to the British pronunciation, then. There's a clear difference. The /ʌ/ sound is not that hard to learn. Try practicing words like "up", "us", "utter", "hug".

Start by carefully listening to the BrE pronunciation of "up" in the link below.

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/up
 

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Nut and not are pronounced differently in American English. The difference is easily discernable to American English-trained ears.
 
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