173 - How to pronounce OUGH in English


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OUGH is pronounced at least 5 different ways in English! In today’s lesson, I’m going to teach you how to pronounce OUGH in some common words and example sentences. Remember to practice your pronunciation by repeating after me – because the best way to improve your pronunciation is to practice it actively!

Lesson text: https://www.espressoenglish.net/how-to-pronounce-ough-in-english/

How can you know which way to pronounce OUGH when you see a new word? Unfortunately, there’s no way to know – you need to look up the word in an audio dictionary or ask a native speaker. That’s one reason English pronunciation is so confusing. It’s essential to have good pronunciation if you want to be fluent in English! I can help you improve your pronunciation even more if you join my American English Pronunciation Course. In addition to the lessons, you’ll also get an evaluation of your pronunciation at the end of the course.

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