1. er

a. her /hɚ/

 
 

b. verb /vɚb/

 
 

c. after /'æft ɚ/

 
 

2. ir

a. girl /gɚl/

 
 

b. birth /bɚθ/

 
 

c. stir /stɚ/

 
 

3. ur

a. burn /bɚn/

 
 

b. purple /'pɚp l/

 
 

c. occur /ə 'kɚ/

 
 

4. ear

a. learn /lɚn/

 
 

b. pearl /pɚl/

 
 

c. heard /hɚd/

 
 

5. (w+)or

a. word /wɚd/

 
 

b. work /wɚk/

 
 

c. world /wɚld/

 
 

6. vowel+r (unstressed syllable)

a. doctor /'dɑkt ɚ/

 
 

b. forget /fɚ 'gɛt/

 
 

c. dollar /'dɑl ɚ/

 
 

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