152 - How to pronounce ALLOW, LOW, and other words ending in -OW


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Today we’re going to practice pronunciation of words ending in -ow.

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I noticed a mistake that some of my students are making with this word: ALLOW. They are saying it like “alloe,� but it’s actually pronounced “allow.�

It’s funny, the words low (the opposite of high) and below (which means “under�) have the same “o� sound in “no� – low, below. But the word allow has the ow sound as in the words now and how.

Lesson text: https://www.espressoenglish.net/how-to-pronounce-allow-low-and-other-words-ending-in-ow/

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