Learn how to pronounce the homophones WORLD and WHIRLED in this American English Pronunciation Lesson.

The words have different spellings and meanings but are pronounced exactly the same: w-er-l-d or /wɜrld/.  They rhyme with curled, hurled.

WORLD means the earth.

WHIRLED means to spin.

Jennifer Tarle from Tarle Speech and Language guides you through a quick pronunciation lesson with quick tips to have you sounding clearer in no time. Improve your accent and speak clearly with this ESL English pronunciation lesson. Learn how to pronounce English words correctly to reduce your accent, gain confidence, and speak clearly today!