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Click here to see the video. In this American English pronunciation video, we’re going to take a look at how this letter is pronounced. Why is the CH in CHICAGO pronounced differently than the CH in CHOICE? American English do not correspond one-to-one with the letters of the alphabet. Let’s look at the letter Y.
In the word busy, it is the EE vowel. So when you see this letter in a word, you can’t make assumptions about how it is pronounced. Look it up in a dictionary, or have native speaker say the word to you. That’s it, and thanks so much for using Rachel’s English. Have fun with my real-life English videos. Or get more comfortable with the IPA in this play list. Learn about the online courses I offer, or check out my latest video.