Beginner Course - Pronunciation

2. How to Roll your R

ROMA, RUMORE, ROMANTICO: the rolled R is a characteristic feature of Italian and a few other languages. Scots will already be able to pronounce it correctly, but other English speakers may have some problems with it. In this video we explain how to produce this sound with the help of drawings and examples, and we also see how to avoid the most common mistakes.

Repeat the words at the end of the video to practice your pronunciation.

Pronunciation - Lesson 1 Pronunciation - Lesson 3

In this lesson:

  • How to roll your R



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