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English Pronunciation: "S" vs. "Z" Sounds

Watch more Learn English for Beginners videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/382-Learn-English-for-Beginners Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn how to pronounce "S" vs. "Z" sounds in this English pronunciation video tutorial. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. My name is Megan Brach. I've been teaching english as a second language for four years. Learning english isn't fast, nor is it easy. But I'm going to help you get started. Are you ready? Lets learn english. Now lets practice the difference between the s' and the z' sounds. First, you're going to put your tongue behind your bottom teeth and aspirate. For s' you do not use your vocal cords. So try it. Glass, sister, sweets, swing. Now, lets try z', again same mouth shape, but now you use your vocal cords. Buzz, zipper, jazz, zoo. Do you feel the difference? Practice. And that's the difference between the s' and the z' sound.
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