Paul S Gruber保罗.格罗博士是美国英语发音主教练，Pronunciation Workshop美国英语发音特训机构创办人，美国资深英语发音专家级最畅销美语发音课程研发设计者，全美包括常青藤联盟等46所一流大学的英语发音课程系列教材珠宝，曾受邀到52个国家讲学，近百万听众。
1. Consonant R
2. Consonant W
Your mouth and lips come forward, like you are going to kiss.
Your tongue moves back in your mouth, NOT forward.
R at the beginning of words
R at the end of words or after a vowel
R in the middle of words
The round rooster rushed into the wrong road.
R is the strongest sound of the blend.
When the blend is at the beginning of a word, your mouth prepares for the R, by coming forward before you even say the word.
R blends at the beginning of words
R blends in the middle of words
R practice sentences
The story he read on the radio was incorrect.
Her career in the law firm is permanent.
Richard and Brooke took a ride in their brand new Range Rover truck.
Everyone will respect the Royal Family when they arrive at the airport.
The trip to the Rocky Mountains will be rescheduled on Friday.
Practice first with OO.
Then go into OOOOOWAWAWA.
Remember, A W is always makes a W sound. It NEVER makes a V sound.
What will we do?
Comparing R and W
Rick – Wick
Right – White
Remember, the W sound is also at the beginning of the words One and Once.
W at the beginning of words
W in the middle of words
W practice sentences
The wind from the west was very wet. (Notice very has a /v/ sound)
We woke up and washed the white washcloth.
We waited for the waitress to give us water.
We had a wonderful time in Washington and Wisconsin.
Q words (produced as a KW sound)
Ray was born in Russia. He dreamed of building the perfect roller coaster at the Grand Canyon in Arizona. He had a friend named Fred who lived in Norway. Fred’s profession was designing railroad tracks and his career involved traveling around the world. Ray thought it would be perfect if Fred designed his roller coaster ride. Fred was creative, brilliant and worked well with railroad tracks. He would be the perfect engineer for the project. The ride took two years to construct and was painted red and white. Everyone really wanted to ride the brand-new roller coaster.