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In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /a:/ is in the words ‘hard’, ‘fast’, and ‘bath’. Which word does not have the /a:/ sound?

In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /ɒ/ is in the words ‘hot’, ’bottom’, and ‘body’. Which word does not include the /ɒ/ sound?

In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /ɪ/ is in the words ‘ship’, ‘fish’, and ‘win.’ Which word does not include the /ɪ/ sound?

In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /æ/ is in the words ‘cat’, ‘sat’, and ‘back’. Which word does not include the /æ/ sound?

In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /ʌ/ is in the words ‘luck’, ‘fun’, and ‘bus’. Which word does not include the /ʌ/ sound?

In the Standard British English accent, the phoneme /ʊ/ is in the words ‘good’, ‘book’, and ‘cushion.’ Which word does not include the /ʊ/ sound?

The phoneme /tʃ/ is in the words ‘church’, ‘check’, and ‘research’. Which word does not include the /tʃ/ sound?

The phoneme /dʒ/ is in the words ‘job’, ‘jacket’, and ‘jade’. Which word does not include the /dʒ/ sound?

The phoneme /θ/ is in the words ‘thing’, ‘tooth’, and ‘earth’. Which word does not include the /θ/ sound?

The phoneme /ʃ/ is in the words ‘she’, ‘short’, and ‘wish’. Which word does not include the /ʃ/ sound?


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12 Comments on “How to remember IPA phoneme symbols: my tricks!”


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Thank you for this excellent lesson, Jade!
Yeh, english transcription can be extremely confusing. Fortunately nowadays we can hear the correct pronunciation in online dictionaries and shadow it.

Saturday, January 4th 2020

Is that a greek lesson? O_o

Saturday, January 4th 2020

Thanks a bunch, Jade
I’m learning so much from you!
please give us more and more of your lovely lessons

Saturday, January 4th 2020

Thanks

Saturday, January 4th 2020

Thank you for this video. I always want to know about this.

Sunday, January 5th 2020

wanted

Sunday, January 5th 2020

Thanks

Monday, January 6th 2020

Thanks Jade,
correct English pronunciation can be extremely complex for a not native. Your excellent explanation of IPA can help a lot

Monday, January 6th 2020

What a wonderful lesson!

Thursday, January 9th 2020

Thank you Jade, you are good at drawing.

Monday, February 3rd 2020

thnx for the lesson

Sunday, May 31st 2020

Thanks, teacher!

Saturday, June 27th 2020
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