The /j/ sound is an essential part of the American English phonetic system. It is a semivowel, also known as a glide, that appears in many common words like "yes," "yellow," and "beyond." Mastering this sound is crucial for clear communication and a natural-sounding American accent. In this lesson, you will learn how to produce the /j/ sound correctly, familiarize yourself with common mistakes, and discover practical tips to help you achieve an accurate pronunciation.

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