Learn how to pronounce the words WADE and WEIGHED with this American English Homophone Pronunciation Lesson.
Weighed means to find out how heavy or to assess importance.
Wade means to walk with effort or through water.
It is pronounced W-A-D or /weɪd/.
The gear weighed more than I thought as I had to wade through the water to carry it to the boat.
Hi everyone Jennifer from Tarle speech with your two for Tuesday.
We have two words today that are homophones those are words that are pronounced exactly the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
So the two words that are pronounced the same today are weighed which means to find out how heavy or to assess importance and wait to walk with effort or to walk in water. Here are the words.
So to say these words correctly three little sounds today. Let’s start with that w. To do this all you’re going to do is pucker your lips then move to that long a. To do this the tip of your tongue is low in the mouth back of the tongue is pulled high up with a really wide open mouth move to a smile. As you move to the smile the tongue will move from the bottom of the mouth to behind the top front teeth and it’ll be high and flat. a a a And then we’re going to end with that d sound. To do this touch the tip of your tongue to the back of your top front teeth air pops out and your voice box is on and moving.
Let’s give it all a try:
And now for a sentence:
The gear weighed more than I thought as I had to wade through the water to carry it to the boat. So give it a try I know people are going to notice the difference. If you found this helpful we would love a like a share to subscribe if you need help check us out on Tarle speech dot com thanks everyone have an amazing week!