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Paul Andreas is a Certified Speaking Coach and IELTS teacher.

The Schwa Sound – The Most Common Sound in English

Have you heard of the “schwa” sound?
It is the most common sound in the English language and, because of that, it is the most important.
Sounds Like "Uh"
It sounds like this - uh. It’s the sort of sound that you might make when you’re sitting down to relax after a hard day’s work - uh. For this reason it is often referred to as a lazy sound or a Friday afternoon sound - uh.

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