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English pronunciation for ESL learners and teachers



"Ghoti" = "Fish"

English is not phonetic. Why you can't tell how to pronounce a word by looking at it.

Accent Modification

Pronunciation programs, tips and general info for international speakers of English.

American accent pronunciation

Learn or teach American English pronunciation with our English pronunciation guide. It's downloadable.

An online language laboratory

An online language laboratory with phonologically complete pronunciation guides to many varieties of English

BetterAccent Tutor

Become confident, effective, easily understood speaker of English. Use the Tutor to SEE, HEAR, COMPARE and EVALUATE intonation, stress and rhythm of your speech.

English pronunciation and the phonetic alphabet an introduction

The most important problems of English pronunciation and how to solve them. An explanation of phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Free British English Pronunciation Worksheets + mp3s

RP English practice worksheets (pdf + mp3). Practise saying words and sentences.

Good English pronunciation why it is important

Why pronunciation should be one of the first things that you learn in English.


Words that sound the same but have different spellings and/or meanings. hour/our, bare/bear/bear

Improve how you stress sounds and reduce others in English

Podcast: An interview with Dr. Piers Messum on some ground-breaking research. Practical insights given as well, which you can implement as a teacher or as a learner.

Improve your pronunciation

Find out how to improve your pronunciation.

Linking in English Pronunciation

The rules for linking words when we say a phrase or sentence in English.

Pronouncing "the"

How do we pronounce the word "the"?

Rachel's English - American Accent Training is full of videos explaining how to make each sound in American English, as well videos comparing different sounds, discussing words, outtakes from pronunciation lessons, etc.

Saundz | American English Pronunciation Software

Saundz online education software helps non-native speakers learn the 40 sounds of American English.

Sky Software House

Pronunciation program

Videos: How to pronounce words (and use them)

A multimedia pronunciation dictionary and English usage API. Search for a word and get not only audio pronunciations but also videos of people speaking and using the word in context.