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Pronunciation problems VietnamMany experts in linguistics agree that in vietnam pronunciation is the weakest area. Many people find Vietnamese English speakers incomprehensible. The main problem is in word final consonants. Some articles state that cluster consonants are as big a problem but we will focus on word final consonants specifically (s) and (z) a voiceless and voiced pair respectively. Most articles with foundational research have complex explanations and many rules and guidelines to improve pronunciation. One goes so far as to state that If Vietnamese listened to English more there would be no problem. My research has lead me to believe that a simple approach to pronunciation focused on producing singular sounds will teach students proper control for producing the (s) and (z) final consonants. The (s) and (z) sounds are alveolar fricatives, and respectively strong (fortis) and weak (lenus). The models we may use to create these sounds are found in the animal kingdom. The (s) definitely sounds like a snake hissing. SSSSSSSSSSSSS?. keeping a groove in the tongue and the sound close to the tip. After