ESL teaching and learning resources

pronunciation >
sounds and spelling

sounds and spelling


Worksheets for sounds and spelling
document icon
Sounds and spelling (622)
Students answer questions about sounds and spelling and look at example words. The aim is to highlight the mismatch between English vowel sounds and the Latin alphabet.


document icon
Difficult spellings (629)
Eight words chosen for their phonetically opaque spellings. Students match with phonetic transcriptions and approximate meanings.


Book references for sounds and spellingPage top ↑

Photocopiable resource books

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 
Colin Granger   John Plumb   
Pronunciation page 47  Page 47 
(1) Ss punctuate short passage and then read it aloud. (2) Silent letters. Picture prompts. (3) Rhyming words. Match from list.

Latest materials
Politics and the US Election
Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
pdf logo
Complete lesson pdf
Receptionist told to wear high heels or go home
Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
pdf logo
Complete lesson pdf
Grammar notes: Comparison with
Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
pdf logo
Grammar notes pdf