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    Pronunciation of th after s

    Hi there. Can you listen my record and tell me - is my pronouciation of this sounds together correct?
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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    Hello Leeearn, and welcome to the forum.
    Quote Originally Posted by Leeearn View Post
    Hi there. Can you listen to my recording and tell me - is whether my pronunciation of this sounds together is correct?
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s1c3zzqgl67x
    I think you're saying:
    Nice thing.
    Is this your thing?

    Am I right?

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    you're right, so does it sounds correctly?

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    Quote Originally Posted by Leeearn View Post
    You're right, so does it sound correct? sounds correctly?
    The first one is okay. In the second, the "z" sound in the "is" sounds more like an "s". It sounds like you're saying "iss this your thing?"

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    The consonants in is and this are good. A stray vowel slips in between them but it doesn't reduce comprehensibility.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    thank you. These sounds are difficult for me

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    Quote Originally Posted by Leeearn View Post
    Thank you. These sounds are difficult for me.
    Please take more care with your capitalisation and punctuation.

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    A stray vowel slips in between them
    It's very slight, and I think it can be overcome with a little practice.

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    Re: Pronunciation of th after s

    In some single words such as aesthetic the problem is the same and you will have to work on it Leeearn. But luckily there are some single words in which the th sound disappears, for example asthma and isthmus, pronounced asma and ismus. Can anybody think of more of these?

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