‘leave’, ‘live’ and ‘life’

How to say ‘live‘ and ‘life’ – watch the video, listen and practise.

Also, note the difference between
—the ‘short i’  /i/ as in “live in”, “Is it in the middle of the city?”, etc.
and
—the ‘long i’  /i:/  as in “She’s leaving soon.”, “He’s going to leave early.”, etc.

Mixed sounds:

“Is it time to eat?”

He’s wearing his suit today.”

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The marina at Caernarfon, North Wales

Life on the coast: Caernarfon marina, North Wales

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