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  1. LEB

    Man & men

    I usually pronounce the word "man and men" the same way. Can you help me distinguish the difference in pronunciation by telling me where to place my tongue as a pronounce these words? thank you? I also have trouble pronouncing the "a" in words such as land, bad, dad.

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    Re: Man & men

    The tongue position is of no importance. For the // of 'man' (and 'land, bad, dad'), open your mouth widely; for the /e/ of 'men', smile thinly as you speak.


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