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    #1

    How To Pronounce U?

    There are different U pronounces in English language such as:

    FIRST
    Surface, bulk

    SECOND
    Putin, cube, cute

    THIRD
    Cub, bunker

    How to knowing them whether they are pronounce as first, second, or third?

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    Re: How To Pronounce U?

    I am not a teacher.

    I'm afraid you just have to learn the pronunciation as you learn each word. Using a dictionary with phonetic transcriptions will help.

    By the way, the 'u' in 'bulk' is the same as the 'u' in your third group.
    Last edited by Roman55; 10-Jan-2015 at 18:43. Reason: Added missing word

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    Re: How To Pronounce U?

    Quote Originally Posted by deebas View Post
    There are different U pronounces in English language such as:

    FIRST
    Surface, bulk

    SECOND
    Putin, cube, cute

    THIRD
    Cub, bunker

    How to knowing them whether they are pronounce as first, second, or third?
    You've got the examples all mixed up, I suggest searching for an introductory phonetics site.

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    Re: How To Pronounce U?

    Quote Originally Posted by deebas View Post
    There are different ​pronunciations of the letter U pronounces in English language such as:

    FIRST
    Surface, bulk

    SECOND
    Putin, cube, cute

    THIRD
    Cub, bunker

    How to can I knowing them whether they are pronounced as the first, second, or third way?
    Note my corrections in red.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How To Pronounce U?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    You've got the examples all mixed up, I suggest searching for an introductory phonetics site.
    Also, there are more than 3. The vowel in ‘put‘, for example. You just have to learn them. But the more you learn the easier it gets.

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