The most common sound in English

Do you know what the most common sound is in English?

It’s a very short little vowel sound called the schwa.

The schwa - the most common sound in English
The schwa – the most common sound in English

 

So, why is the schwa so common?

To find out, watch the video. Louise and Barney explain why this little sound is so important.

 

 

Download the transcript of the video including the word list.

Barney and Louise

 

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