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    we'll (well or will)

    I'm confused.

    I try to pronounce such contractions like he'll, I'll, we'd etc.

    How should I pronounce "we'll" as "well" or "will"? (I pronounce it like "will" (because of we + ll) that's why I'm confused).
    Thanks in advance.
    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.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: we'll (well or will)

    I pronounce "we'll" as I do 'weal' or 'wheel'. It rhymes with "he'll", as in 'heal' and heel'.
    "I'll" as in 'aisle' or 'isle'; "They'll" to rhyme with 'sail, sale'; "You'll" as in 'Yule'.
    They all have long vowels.

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    Re: we'll (well or will)

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I'm confused.

    I try to pronounce such contractions like he'll, I'll, we'd etc.

    How should I pronounce "we'll" as "well" or "will"? (I pronounce it like "will" (because of we + ll) that's why I'm confused).
    Thanks in advance.
    'Will' and 'we'll' can sound slightly dissimilar.

    'We'll' sounds more like 'wheel'. Practice by saying 'we' then adding the 'll' sound.

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    Re: we'll (well or will)

    Thank you for replies.

    Can I say that "we'd" sounds as "weed"?
    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.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: we'll (well or will)

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Can I say that "we'd" sounds as "weed"?
    Yes. Always a long vowel for "X'd" terms as well.

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