I wonder how an American pronounces…
could … should … would
/kʊd/ … /ʃʊd/ … /wʊd/
Notice the silent l in these 3 words:
Note: wood and would are pronounced the same: /wʊd/
Let’s take a look at vowel sound /ʊ/ in this video:
What is one thing you wish you could do?
I wish I could play the piano.
I wish I could swim.
There are things I should do today.
I should clean my bedroom, but I don’t want to.
I should go to my swimming lesson, but I’m afraid.
I have to fix this leaky faucet. I would rather be doing something else.
I would rather be watching tv.
I would rather be taking a nap right now.