S vs. Z

When you see the letter “S” how do you know if you should pronounce it with an S-sound or a Z-sound? Knowing how to pronounce “S” can be tricky. The bad news is that there are no clear-cut rules, so you really need to learn to use your ear. Pronouncing the sounds of S and Z… Read More S vs. Z


Voicing is an important factor for pronouncing consonants correctly. There are some consonants that are spoken with the voice off (voiceless) and others that need to have the voice on (voiced). Let’s compare T and D. These two sounds are almost the same, because they are both made in the same place in the mouth, and… Read More Voicing