How to pronounce READ — Learn American English Pronunciation

2836771004_20fd05b8c9_zLearning English can be a full time and sometimes frustrating job. It is possibly the craziest language on the planet and yet it is spoken by one in seven people. Very often English teachers have to

Very often English teachers have to explain things that don’t really make sense, nor do they seem to follow any set of logical rules.

Let’s face it, English pronunciation, by and large, is unpredictable. It takes effort and practice to get it right, or at least get close to the correct pronunciation. In this lesson, Gabby examines the past, present, and future tenses of the word “read.”

She explains that in the present and future tenses, “read” is pronounced like “reed”, whereas in the past tense, it is pronounced “red” like the primary color.

The more you listen to native English speakers, and pay attention to how they speak, the better your English will be. Try to imitate native speakers at every opportunity.

Go Natural English will guide you and provide useful tips about how to improve your English skills.



Photo Credit: DJ Bass

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