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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
Are there multiple ways to make the R sound in English?

Is the tongue used to pronounce the R sound in English?

When first practicing the R sound, you should say it ___________.

This technique can help you when practicing a new sound:

In your mouth, there is a bump behind your top teeth. It is called the "alveolar ridge". The tip of our tongue moves close to the alveolar ridge when we pronounce R. Can you find your alveolar ridge? (Look for online pictures if you need to).

Some people have difficulty hearing the difference between the R sound and the ___________ sound.

Which one of these is NOT a method or technique to pronounce the R sound?

It is a good idea to say "___________" and notice the placement of your tongue to find your alveolar ridge. To make the R sound, the tip of your tongue is in the same place but does not touch the alveolar ridge.

When first learning the R sound, what is the easiest pronunciation exercise to start with?

To pronounce the R sound, our top and bottom teeth should be:


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23 Comments on “How to pronounce the ‘R’ sound in English: Tips & Practice”


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Thanks,I will practice your advice!

Sunday, September 29th 2019

Got 09. Thank you Emma!

Monday, September 30th 2019

I guess the letter is Rr [a:r] while the sound is [r] (as in ‘run’). At least we were taught so in a teachers’ college. Thank you Emma, always admire your talent and beauty.

Monday, September 30th 2019

Thanks Emma!

Monday, September 30th 2019

Thank you Emma!

Monday, September 30th 2019

thanks Emma

Monday, September 30th 2019

Thanks Emma, very good!

Monday, September 30th 2019

Thank you Emma, great lesson! :)

Monday, September 30th 2019

Thank you Emma!

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

Thanks Emma, i learned very much with this lesson.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

Thanks Emma,you ate great.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

    Sorry are

    Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

Thank you! Great!

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

Thank you very much Emma, for this great lesson.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019

Thank you Emma!

Thursday, October 3rd 2019

Thank you Emma, You the best.

Saturday, October 5th 2019

thank you

Sunday, October 6th 2019

Thank you very much

Tuesday, October 8th 2019

HI,Dear Teacher I watch your Videos Every day. All your videos are Interesting Because you have a great teaching method.
Best of luck…

Thursday, October 10th 2019

Thank tou much teacher

Friday, October 11th 2019

Thank you ms Emma

Friday, October 11th 2019

thank you

Friday, October 11th 2019

thank you amazing emma

Sunday, October 13th 2019
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