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The \r\ sound

Hi all,

I am the Engish learner on the https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com . I would like to ask two questions for the Oxford English Teachers and the USA English Teachers:

  1. Could you help me to explain Why the way to make the \r\ sound on the https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ispeaker/ is too different to many tutorials on youtube.com that also were made by the Native USA English Teachers?
  2. If the way to make the \r\ sound in the first question is true. And if I'm not wrong, the sound that I heard from the USA video teacher on https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ispeaker/ or from my practices is too different to the \r\ sound that I heard on the

But if I put sounds together like \r\ \e\ \d\ on the https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ispeaker/ to say 'red', I hear it's correct to the sound that I heard in dictionaries https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/red_1?q=red https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/red https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red

As I knew that the \r\ sound is one of the most important sounds in the USA. And one day I will go to the country to continue for learning Computer Science. I hope the real native Oxford/USA English teachers will answer the questions.

Comments

  • I just asked a native USA English Teacher for the questions and I got the right answers. So that I decided to close this thread as no one helped me!

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