Pronunciation of ‘th’

There are two ways to pronounce ‘th’ in English:
θ   This is a soft sound, as in think.
ð   This is a harder sound, as in this.

Click on a word to listen to the difference:
θ  ‘th’ soft sound
think  think
ð  ‘th’ hard sound
this  this

Words with ‘th’ pronounced θ

Words with ‘th’ pronounced ð


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  2. samira - October 14, 2016, 5:50 pm Reply

    What about words like THAT

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