该课程是Paul S Gruber 保罗格罗博士，美国英语发音主教练录制的视频教程。
1. Vowel AU as in Out
2. Vowel AH as in Top
3. Vowel A as in Hat
A Vowel Sound
The fat cat wore a jacket.
Pack your sack and bring your magnet.
He sang about an actor named Jack.
AU Vowel Sound
This is an important sound! If mispronounced, it can often make you misunderstood.
Begin this sound with the A sound as in hat…
Then, slide your mouth forward to form a small W sound.
Example: Downtown. DA – wn…TA – wn
The brown couch is downstairs.
Her house is on the South side of the mountain.
I was proud of the sounds that came out of my mouth.
Are VS Our
Are (Close with strong R sound, tongue retracts back.)
Are you going?
Our (Begin with the AU sound (A as in Hat), Then close your mouth and say Were.)
Think of the word Our as having two syllables.
Pronounced as AU-WERE (The word Hour is also pronounced the same way).
Are/Our Practice Sentences
Are you going to our house?
Sales are down, but our projections for next year are very good.
Our plans will be changing in the next hour.
Are you sure that our meeting will be an hour late?
AH Vowel Sound
O words that are pronounced with AH
Bob opened the box and followed the instructions.
Tom put some cotton, rocks and a doorknob in his locker.
His mom made a concrete model of a hockey rink.