Pronunciation of vowels – PART 1

Let’s start with the first part of German Vowels. Whatch the video and follow the table:

Learn German pronounciation with the Video: Vowels PART 1

Examples for the German Vowels Pronunciation:

(first line always presents the long pronounciation, the second line – the short one)

written posibilites examples
A a
ah
aa
Abend (evening)
Zahl (number)
Staat (state)
a Stadt (city)
I i
ih
ie
ieh
wir (we)
ihr (you)
vier (four)
er sieht (he sees)
i bitte (please)
ist (is)
O o
oh
oo
Hose (trouser)
wohnen (to live)
Boot (boat)
o hoffen (to hope)
kommen (to come)
U uuh buchen (to book)
u Mutter (mother)
lustig (funny)
E
Ä
e gern (gladly)
Bett (bed)
helfen (help)
ä
äh
Bär (bear)
gähnen (to yean)
Käse (cheese)
e in unstressed syllables, prefixes, endings bitte (please)
Geschwister (siblings)
lesen (to read)
     Ö öoh hören (to listen)
Söhne (sons)
ö Hölle (hell)

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