Meaning: "Aud" means "hear" or "listen".
Pronunciation: The basic sound of the vowels "au" is the same as "aw" in "saw" or "law".
Example 1: The word "audio" refers to any sounds you can hear, for example,
the sounds you can hear on a computer or on a mobile phone. So, when you are listening to some
music on your computer, your friend might say, "Turn up the audio, I can't hear it clearly".
Example 2: The "audience" is anyone who is listening to a concert or other live
performance. "The audience started cheering when she walked onto the stage".
Example 3: The adjective "audible" describes any sound that can be heard. A sound
is considered "inaudible" if it cannot be heard by somebody. "The two lovers were whispering. Their
voices were so low that their words were inaudible".
Other useful words:
auditory - the ability to hear
auditorium - a place to go and listen to music
an audition - a chance to have a movie director listen to your performance (maybe he will give
you a part in his movie!)