But! (You know there’s always a BUT, right?)
If you confuse them, there’s trouble.
Well, not like going-into-jail kind of trouble,
but more like mispronouncing the word ‘pitch’ a few times without understanding why everyone in the room is so quiet all of a sudden.
Being aware of the voiced and voiceless sounds of English is so so important for clarity, and this vowel pair P-B is a perfect example of that.
In this lesson you’ll learn:
1. How to pronounce the B and P and how to not confuse them
2. How to pronounce the aspirated P in English
Let me know in the comments below if you’ve ever struggled with pronouncing the /b/ and /p/ sounds in English? And if not, what’s the most complicated English sound for you to pronounce?