Phonetics Index

British VowelsBrELearn the symbols and pronunciation of the vowels in British English
Names of the VowelsBrENames of the Vowels - What are the names of the vowels in English?
DiphthongsBrESymbols and pronunciation of the diphthongs and triphthongs in English
ConsonantsAmBrConsonants - Symbols and pronunciation of the consonants in English
Motion Phonics ®BrETeach vowels in class using motions (methodology for teachers)
Usual SpellingAmBrEnglish has no rules to write, but there are some strong tendencies that may help you
Usual PronunciationAmBrEnglish has no rules to read, but there are some strong tendencies that may help you
Pronouncing vowelsAmBrUsual pronunciation of the 5 vocalic letters: A, E, I, O, U
The Phonetic ChartBrESee and listen to all the vocalic and consonantal phonetic symbols of English
Minimal PairsBrECompare pairs of vowels that may be confused
IntonationAmBrSome important things about intonation you must know
The SchwaAmBrImportant things to know about the most common of the English vowels
Strong vs Weak formsAmBrMost grammatical words have two (or more) different pronunciations depending on context
Pronunciations of CANAmBrThe verb CAN is pronounced in different ways and it is important to make the difference
The letter RAmBrThis letter may be silent or may change the pronunciation of the vowels next to it
Pronunciations of TAmBrLearn about the different pronunciations of the letter T in English
AssimilationAmBrThe 4 most important assimilations in English
StressAmBrSee the difference between stressed and non-stressed syllables
Beats and RhythmAmBrIt is very difficult to understand spoken English if you don't understand the way it flows
American EnglishAmEPhonetics of the American English
Black American EnglishAmEPronunciation of the black population in America (Ebonics dialect)
Scottish EnglishScottishPhonetics of the Scottish English
British English vs AmericanAmBrThe most important differences between British and American English
English vs SpanishSpanishUna comparación entre el sistema fonético inglés y el español
Proper NamesBrEProper names in English are really difficult to read. Here's a great database
Songs in Phonetic TranscriptionBrEThe complete transcription of songs to see how sounds change in the speech flow
Fun VideoAmBrA comedy fragment about a Frenchman trying to get the correct pronunciation; so that you don't feel alone in the struggle :)
 
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