English pronunciation for ESL learners and teachers
English is not phonetic. Why you can't tell how to pronounce a word by looking at it.
Pronunciation programs, tips and general info for international speakers of English.
Learn or teach American English pronunciation with our English pronunciation guide. It's downloadable.
An online language laboratory with phonologically complete pronunciation guides to many varieties of English
Become confident, effective, easily understood speaker of English. Use the Tutor to SEE, HEAR, COMPARE and EVALUATE intonation, stress and rhythm of your speech.
The most important problems of English pronunciation and how to solve them. An explanation of phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic Alphabet.
RP English practice worksheets (pdf + mp3). Practise saying words and sentences.
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
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.
Find out how to improve your pronunciation.
The rules for linking words when we say a phrase or sentence in English.
System with CD-ROM provides over 900 video clips + book and audio
How do we pronounce the word "the"?
Helps English learners perfect pronunciation through phonetic patterns.
Training program for good English pronunciation. Teaches the 52 sounds of English. All levels.
English pronunciation programs for ESL students
RachelsEnglish.com 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.
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.