VIDEO English common endings 'al' and 'el' pronounce correctly

Eng­lish Com­mon End­ings ‘al’ and ‘el’ Pro­nounce Cor­rect­ly- VIDEO

How to say words with Eng­lish Com­mon End­ings ‘al' and ‘el'


Most Eng­lish com­mon end­ings are said with a schwa vow­el as they aren't the most impor­tant part of the word. Hav­ing said that, Eng­lish com­mon end­ings or suf­fix­es, do give us infor­ma­tion about the word.
I have cho­sen to make a video about the Eng­lish com­mon end­ings ‘al' and ‘el', because some­times it can be con­fus­ing know­ing how to pro­nounce words with these end­ings. It can be dif­fi­cult to know how to pro­nounce these Eng­lish com­mon end­ings as it isn't always clear from the way the word is spelled.

For exam­ple, it can be dif­fi­cult to know how to pro­nounce words such as ‘real' or ‘cru­el.'
In ‘real' /rɪəl/ we need to say the ‘e' as ‘ee', and then add the /əl/ sep­a­rate­ly. 
In the word ‘cru­el' /krʊəl/ we need to say the ‘u' say­ing /ʊ/, and then add the /əl/ sep­a­rate­ly.
As you prac­tise say­ing the words also pay atten­tion to whether you're say­ing the words with the cor­rect stress pat­terns. Don't for­get to de-stress the ‘al' and ‘el' syl­la­bles by replac­ing the ‘a' and ‘e' with the schwa vow­el.

Enjoy the video, and if you have a word with  these Eng­lish com­mon end­ings that you find tricky to pro­nounce, feel free to ask me how to say it in the com­ments sec­tion below.

Eng­lish Com­mon End­ings ‘al' and ‘el' Pro­nounce Cor­rect­ly- VIDEO

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  • Abdul­ma­jid Der­nawi

    Thank you very much that’s good idea I feel my accent Eng­lish is going bet­ter and bet­ter I am fol­low­ing you step by step.

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