Archive for the ‘Pronunciation’ category

Consonants: ”sh’ vs “ch” and “th”

August 21st, 2020

Consonant Pronunciation:  ‘sh’ vs ‘ch’

Consonant Pronunciation: ‘th’

 

Helpful pronunciation videos on: Stress, Rhythm, and Intonation

August 14th, 2020

As an introduction to American English Pronunciation, I like to recommend these videos to my students.  You can find other similar videos at:  https://elementalenglish.com

Video on Stress:

Video on Rhythm:

Video on Intonation:

 

 

Pronunciation Keys

November 15th, 2017

Below is a link to a website that provides audio recordings and samples of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

http://www.antimoon.com/how/pronunc-ascii.htm

The American English dictionary key varies with some symbols and sounds, but generally the differences are minor as with the pronunciation key below.

http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us/about/pronunciation_american_english