English Pronunciation Exercises: minimal pairs [oʊ, u] coat/coot, boat/boot, hope/hoop

Hello Everyone!

I hope that you are all trying your hardest to practice your pronunciation even though the holidays are coming soon!

Today we are working on the tough and very similar sounding vowel sounds [oʊ, u].

Here are the words we practiced today:

coat/coot, boat/boot, hope/hoop, chose/choose, glow/glue

And here are the phonetic transcriptions:

koʊt/kut, boʊt/but, hoʊp/hup, ʧoʊz/ʧuz, gloʊ/glu

Enjoy some time with your family over the holidays!

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