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Worksheets for sounds
 
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Matching cards - simple sounds (713)
Thirty two cards for matching commonly confused sounds: (1) thick - this; (2) -ed endings and (3) schwa
 
 

 

 

Reading passages for soundsPage top ↑
 
Changing native speaker pronunciation (415)
Aitch or haitch? The changing pronunciation of common words in English. Advanced.
 
 

 

The Chaos by Gerard Nolst Trenité (1376)
Text of The Chaos - a poem illustrating the irregularities of English sounds and spelling. (See video below)
 
 

 

 

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English Pronunciation - "The Chaos" by Dr. Gerard Nolst Trenité (1375)
Poem demonstrating many of the irregularities of English pronunciation.
 
 

 

 

Tools for soundsPage top ↑
 
MacMillan interactive phonemic chart (349)
Interactive IPA chart for English with audio recordings of the sounds and an example word for each
 
 

 

MacMillan interactive phonemic chart (349)
Interactive IPA chart for English with audio recordings of the sounds and an example word for each
 
 

 



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