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American English Vowel Sounds: The OH /oʊ/ as in ROSE

 

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to pronounce the OH as in ROSE vowel sound. You hear this sound in words like “home,” “control,” and “appropriate.”

You might think this sound is pretty easy and you’ve already got it just right. But you may be missing the way this sound is subtly different in American English than the O sound in most other languages.

Let’s dive in!


Continue your practice with this list of

100 Common OH, /oʊ/ as in ROSE Words

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go

low

associate

sofa

quote

no

moment

hotel

blow

snow

most

although

soldier

clothes

motion

so

oh

owner

coast

bowl

only

local

coach

below

host

those

control

total

throat

ocean

over

role

notice

photo

row

know

whole

vote

appropriate

totally

own

hope

alone

soul

sodium

old

road

global

emotional

smoke

show

phone

nobody

poll

vocal

program

window

joke

proposal

flow

hold

close

stone

impose

opposed

home

throw

slow

code

expose

though

goal

boat

location

close

both

focus

suppose

loan

lower

almost

note

roll

notion

post

social

approach

explode

broken

opponent

profile

growth

coat

component

exposure

open

hello

promote

zone

negotiate


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