“This is my fight song
Take back my life song
Prove I’m alright song”
“l play my fight song
And I don’t really care if nobody else believes
‘Cause I’ve still got a lot of fight left in me”
When listening to this new song by Rachel Platten, you’ll hear the English diphthong [ai] over and over. Remember, a diphthong is two vowel sounds together.
The ‘ai’ sound in “I”, “fight”, “life” and “alright” are examples of the English diphthong [ai].
You can hear the song and listen for it here:
Now test your knowledge of this sound. Are the following words pronounced with the [ai] sound? Good luck!!