• Pronounce the letters “ar” as the R-Vowel Diphthong /ɛ͜ɚ/— like the word “air”—and not as /ɑ͜ɚ/as in “car.”

  • Be sure to pronounce three distinct syllables.

  • Be sure to stress the first syllable.

Practice Sentences:

They tried various ways of getting in and out of the boat.
We had various reasons for wanting to take our vacation in September.


  • The adjectival form of the noun “variety.” A number of differrent ones selected randomly.

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