Learn how to pronounce the words PLAIN & PLANE with this American English Pronunciation Lesson. These words are homophones and are pronounced exactly the same way.
A plane is a flat surface or to soar or glide.
Plain means not decorated or a person who is unremarkable; or an area of flat land.
These words are pronounced P-L-long A-N or /pleɪn/.
The airplane flew over the wide open plain.
Hi everyone! Jennifer from Tarle speech with your two for Tuesday homophone lesson. Homophones are words that are pronounced exactly the same way so you only have to learn one pronunciation. But they do have different spellings and different meanings. So our words today are plane which means a flat surface or too sore or glide. And plain not decorated or a person who is unremarkable or an area of flat land. So to say these words correctly we’re going to start with that p sound lips together and then they pop open. Move to that l sound and to do that tip of your tongue is behind your top front teeth. Next we have the long a sound. To do that open wide. Tip of the tongue is low, back of the tongue is pulled up. And then you move to a smile and a high flat tongue: a And then touch the tip of your tongue to the back of your top front teeth for the n. Air moves out of your nose. plane plain plane plain plane plain plane plain plane And now for a sentence: The airplane flew over the wide open plain. Give it a try! People are going to notice the difference! If you found this helpful and like this video we would love it if you shared us with your friends. And if you’re looking for help check out our products and classes at Tarle speech. Thanks so much everyone have a great week!