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:

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.

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