Written TH is pronounced several ways.
Where do we find th at the end of a word?
1) voiceless /θ/ = content words
2) voiced /ð/ = th + silent e
3) 1 exception = smooth /smuwð/
But be very careful with these following 2 words.
mouse … mouth
/ma-uws/ … /ma-uwθ/
Open your mouth.
Close your mouth.
true … truth
/truw/ … /truwθ/
adjective … noun
Pinocchio didn’t tell the truth.
And now it’s your turn..
Here’s your audio pronunciation quiz.
voiceless /θ/ … voiced /ð/ … irregular?