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Which one of the following words does not contain the "or" vowel sound in British English pronunciation?

Which one of the following words contains the "or" vowel sound in British English pronunciation?

To make the "or" sound in British English pronunciation, you have to push your _________ forward.

A lawyer is someone who is involved in ________ work.

Pour the port from the _________ to the glass.

If someone is bald, they have:

If a person yawns, it usually means that they are either bored or:

At what time of day is dawn?

Where on the human body would you find the jaw?

If you are feeling sore, then you are:

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48 Comments on “Pronunciation of the “OR” sound in English”

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Hello Mrs Gill please I need help I’ve got lots of problems with pronunciations and spelling my official language in Nigeria is as well English but I don’t really know English grammar very well. Please if you can assist me on what kind of text books to buy to resolve these problems.thanks

Tuesday, June 11th 2019

    Hi – University of Cambridge books on English grammar are good (you can find them by googling). Apart from that, a lot of what you mention is covered on EngVid, by all the various tutors, and you can search for lessons on particular topics. So please keep watching, and all the best with your English studies :-)

    Friday, June 21st 2019

100% :) Thank you so much Gill. It was such a useful lesson.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019

Thank you for nice explain.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019

Thank you so much, Gill, your lesson helped me

Wednesday, June 12th 2019

excellent teacher, and thank you so much, i wish you to support as student to learn English and well speaking and confident,

Wednesday, June 12th 2019

It’s amazing lesson Thanks.
Just one question about awkward
For example.
It was am awkward questions (that means difficult question )oder????
Thanks in advance

Wednesday, June 12th 2019

    Yes – an awkward question is usually a question that makes you feel awkward, uncomfortable, embarrassed :-)

    Friday, June 21st 2019


Wednesday, June 12th 2019

Thank you /soh/ much Gill!!!

Wednesday, June 12th 2019

Thank you Gill, I understand very well your lesson and I like so much your style of teaching.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019

Thank you. It helps me a lot. God bless.

Thursday, June 13th 2019

I got 8/10, i wrong 2 questions, number 9 and 10, i will try to better next time, thank Gill

Thursday, June 13th 2019

Thank you Gill, I did like your lesson.

Thursday, June 13th 2019

Thank you so much Mrs Gill. The lesson i got 9/10 because confused a little. hahaha I love your teaching.

Thursday, June 13th 2019

great practices.

Thursday, June 13th 2019

Thank you very much Gill

Friday, June 14th 2019

Thank you

Saturday, June 15th 2019

Thanks so much!

Saturday, June 15th 2019

Thanks is great to learn more and more

Sunday, June 16th 2019

Thank you so much. I like you teach. It’s very good.

Monday, June 17th 2019

Many thanks

Tuesday, June 18th 2019

ok everyone I just love this lesson and the quiz now on to the next lesson

Tuesday, June 18th 2019

Thank you..80% mistakes 8/10

Wednesday, June 19th 2019

I thank you as it helps me greatly

Wednesday, June 19th 2019

Gill, thank immensely! Marvelous lesson as always <3

Thursday, June 20th 2019

It is an excellent lesson. I think, my English pronunciation got better again. Thank you, Gill.

Friday, June 21st 2019

Thanks a lot!That was very interesting and usefu!

Monday, June 24th 2019

what are the different pronunciation between a and o

Tuesday, June 25th 2019

Thank you, Gill!

Wednesday, July 3rd 2019

Thank you Gill.

Friday, July 5th 2019

thanks Gill
for helping as.

My name is Hassan Abdullahi Abdi. i am from somalia, i am new student.

Thursday, July 18th 2019

Thanks a lot.

Saturday, July 20th 2019

Thank so much it was usefull

Sunday, July 21st 2019

thank you very much

Sunday, July 28th 2019

You’r the best teacher

Tuesday, July 30th 2019

Thank you so much

Tuesday, July 30th 2019

Thanks Gill, you are my favorite teacher

Wednesday, July 31st 2019

Good afternoon, dear teacher
Please explain the English lessons from the beginning of the entire English letters to learn the correct language

Sunday, August 4th 2019

I New, i ll want learning english

Tuesday, August 6th 2019

Thank you Gill, a very useful course will recommend to my colleagues.

Saturday, August 24th 2019

Thanks a lot

Friday, August 30th 2019

Hi Gill,
I loved the Pronunciation Questions
I am a English teacher from Iran,
I just started to release free learning materials for Iranian people and I recently Provided a nice Topic for how too pronounce letters in american and British of course .
here is my question
Do you mind if you use your pronunciation question in Persian language for Iranian people with mention of your name of course?

here is the post in Farsi language:


Saturday, August 31st 2019

Thanks so much

Saturday, September 21st 2019

Oh my God Teacher!
7/10 again

Thursday, October 10th 2019

Thanks Gil! 10/10. cool!

Friday, November 1st 2019

Thanks, Gill 7/10

Thursday, April 9th 2020

8/10 I learned somethink new. Tkanks.

Friday, July 17th 2020

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