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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #66477: Pronunciation of TH
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    Pronunciation of TH

                       The 'th' sound

    Two  'th' sounds in English:

    'Voiceless' / 'soft' sound.


    'Voiced' / 'hard' sound.



                                                           Listen to these 2 sounds:


               Our first sound will be 'soft th' which is /θ/      and the second sound will be 'hard th' which is /š/

       Our first sound, the soft th, is for words like   'think' : /θɪŋk/
      and the hard sound for   'this' /šɪs/   'that',  'them' /šem/ ,   'they',   'those'

    There are two words which have the same spelling  :    mouth  /maʊθ/ (nom: bouche)
                                                                                                        mouth  /maʊš
    (verbe : articuler sans émettre de son) 



              The sound /θ/ 

    .. .................................



                 The sound /š/





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