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Back vowel

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Close Back Rounded Vowel Sound /u:/

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Accent: American - Lesson 4, The Back Vowel Sounds

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Near-Close Near Back Vowel Sound /u/

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English Pronunciation – Short Vowel - /æ/ - ‘trap’, ‘stamp’ & ‘back’

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How to Pronounce all the VOWEL SOUNDS in BRITISH ENGLISH

A back vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in spoken languages. The defining characteristic of a back vowel is that the highest point of the tongue is positioned relatively back in the mouth without creating a constriction that would be classified as a consonant. Back vowels are sometimes also called dark vowels because they are perceived as sounding darker than the front vowels.
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