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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.

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

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

Minimal Pairs @ TEFLtastic
Teaching resources for minimal pairs

Minimal Pairs Lists
Handy lists of minimal pairs by level, with audio

Pronouncing "the"
How do we pronounce the word "the"?

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

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