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BBC Learning English. Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words. Sounds English. Improve English Pronunciation with Free Podcast. Accurate English Links. JenniferESL YouTube. Ship or Sheep : minimal pair ESL pronunciation practice - free online.

English Pronunciation. Tongue Twisters - Peter Piper. Tongue twisters are fun words games we use to challenge our pronunciation.

Tongue Twisters - Peter Piper

EFL.ru Английский язык из первых рук. English pronunciation exercises and links for ESL/EFL students. American English Pronunciation Guide. Practical_Phonetics_Ear_Training. Phthong for LIN100. Phthong copyright (c) 1997.

Phthong for LIN100

Henry Rogers, Michael Stairs, and the University of Toronto. Welcome to Phthong This program is a tutorial for the phonemic transcription of English. There are two types of exercises that Phthong presents to the user. The first type presents a phonemically transcribed word and asks the user to enter the corresponding English word in the box provided. Phthong has been tested with a number of browsers including Netscape 3.0, Netscape 4.0, and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 under Windows 95. Development History Phthong has been developed over a number of years by Henry Rogers and Michael Stairs. Last revised November 19, 1997. Setup Instructors may choose to go to the Phthong setup page for information on how to obtain Phthong, and how modify the exercises and phonetic alphabet to suit their course needs.

Code Credits The development of this program was made easier by using three classes developed by others: Congratulations! Person to access this page. Accent reduction, American accent training classes, DVDs, Videos to Download. English pronunciation practice for Russian speakers. Eva Eastons Authentic American Pronunciation. Phonetics: The sounds of American English. Phonetics Resources (with Domtab) IPA Phones and Phonemes of English For the full IPA alphabet with latest revisions, visit the IPA's own home site, where more information on fonts can also be obtained.

Phonetics Resources (with Domtab)

You can hear Peter Ladefoged pronounce all of the vowel and consonant symbols on the basic IPA chart. These are .aiff sound clips. For a perhaps more robust alternative link with mp3 clips, try this at the University of Victoria. Alternatively, you can click the symbols on the chart and hear Paul Meier pronouncing them in a very nice Flash file. IPA Help from Summer Institute of Linguistics also provides clickable charts on line. John Wells and the Dept. of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London have made up a cassette and cd of all of the sounds of the IPA which they will happily send to you for a fairly nominal sum.

Unicode IPA -—if you have a font such as lucida sans unicode you can transcribe and browse with it. British Council. Ship or Sheep : minimal pair ESL pronunciation practice - free online. American English Pronunciation Practice (For ESL/EFL) Pronunciation. There are currently 10192 registered links.Main Page | Links for Students | Links for Teachers | What's New Categories: * American English Pronunciation Practice (Charles Kelly) Sound Files (Using Flash).

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Minimal Pair Practice and Quizzes, Tongue Twisters, ... * Phonetics Flash Animation Project - English Sounds [FRAME] (University of Iowa) Requires Flash and QuickTime. . * www.learners-dictionary.com's Perfect Pronunciation Exercises (Merriam-Webster) You don't need to register to use this part of the website. Listen and Repeat Podcast: Improve Your English Pronunciation. Received Pronunciation. Received Pronunciation, or RP for short, is the instantly recognisable accent often described as ‘typically British’.

Received Pronunciation

Popular terms for this accent, such as ‘The Queen’s English’, ‘Oxford English’ or ‘BBC English’ are all a little misleading. The Queen, for instance, speaks an almost unique form of English, while the English we hear at Oxford University or on the BBC is no longer restricted to one type of accent. RP is an accent, not a dialect, since all RP speakers speak Standard English. In other words, they avoid non-standard grammatical constructions and localised vocabulary characteristic of regional dialects. RP is also regionally non-specific, that is it does not contain any clues about a speaker’s geographic background. Well-known but not widely used RP is probably the most widely studied and most frequently described variety of spoken English in the world, yet recent estimates suggest only 2% of the UK population speak it. What’s in the name? Broadcaster’s choice. Sounds Familiar?

What you can hear You can listen to 71 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from two collections of the British Library Sound Archive: the Survey of English Dialects and the Millennium Memory Bank.

Sounds Familiar?

You’ll hear Londoners discussing marriage and working life, Welsh teenagers talking with pride about being bilingual and the Aristocracy chatting about country houses. Dearest Creature - English Pronunciation Poem - Fun with English. That English Pronunciation Poem!

Dearest Creature - English Pronunciation Poem - Fun with English

Listen to this tricky little poem and you can practise your pronunciation and listening skills, and don't worry if you don't know all the words and their different pronunciation. Even Lynne got Arkansas wrong the first time round! In fact, this was the first poem Lynne ever recorded for the site, and she's re-recorded it three times now, just to improve the quality. This will probably be the last time, unless someone buys her a recording studio. You will still need a compatible player and an up to date browser. Train Your Accent: ESL Accent Reduction Training and Conversational English. Sounds of English. Sounds of English. The Vowel Machine.