Pronunciation Tips Series #2 Words Ending ‘-tain’

By Ashley | Uncategorized

Oct 15

Ever thought about the ends of these words?

'-tain' may not be as simple as you think.

What about 'captain', 'mountain' and 'fountain'?

​They are different to 'certain' and 'curtain'.

Which are different again to words like 'contain' and 'sustain'.

You see?

And are you using your own language as a reference?

It's what a Turkish client of mine was doing. The word 'captain' in Turkish is 'captan'. She was using the pronunciation of the vowels in the Turkish word in the English word - which seldom works!

Watch the video above to correct your pronunciation of '-tain' word ending.

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