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PHONETICS

- Representing vocal sounds


- Having a direct correspondence between symbols and sounds

OBJECTIVE

to be able to pronounce words correctly

WHY DO WE LEARN PHONETICS


TO PRONOUNCE THE WORDS CORRECTLY

ENGLISH WORDS ARE NOT PRONOUNCED ACCORDING TO THEIR SPELLING

nunu habar nu kia ora kumusta ka mahal kita

VARIETIES OF ENGLISH

Australia, Africa, U.K., U.S, New Zealand, Singlish,Manglish The car is in the garden

VARIETIES OF ENGLISH

rhythm either neither divorce vitamin dance

VARIETIES OF ENGLISH

semi today Monday ten seven

SILENT CONSONANT
hour island aisle know mechanic

IRREGULARITIES IN THE LANGUAGE

PRONOUNCE THESE WORDS

but cut hut nut put

Mismatch of spelling and sound Sean Jose Jolo Island Jeanne

PRONOUNCE THESE WORDS


cheese , cheque, chair chemical, choir, chlorine chalet, champagne, chandelier, chef

CARREFOUR

PRONOUNCE THESE WORDS

live resume read minute refuse does

Long vowel / short vowel


sit seat fit feet ship sheep to too

LEARNING TO PRONOUNCE

phonetics ( dictionary ) CD ( dictionary ) electronic dictionary movies subtitles listening to news internet

http://www.oupchina.com.hk/dict/ phonetic/home.html

PHONETIC SYMBOLS

Consonants
- b,

d, f, h, k, l, m, n, p, r, s, t, v, w, z

Consonants

g ( get ) t ( cheap )

( jar, jump ) ( sing, ring )

Consonants ( thin ) ( this, the ) ( she, sharp ) ( decision, measure ) j ( yes, young )

PHONETIC SYMBOLS

Vowel

e i: e a u: a e : : i u

Vowels

/ kt /

/ stdei / / bt / / ft / / dm /

/ hmp /

i: / mi:t / / si:t /

tree, cheese, canteen

i / sit / / fit / / rid /

city , rich, symbol

e / ten / / den / / men / yes, rest,


/ m / / f / /m t /

- start,

laugh, after, tomato

/ dg / / ws / / kf / wash , want

/ hs / / t / / sd /

- law, war

/pt/ /fl/ / g /

- foot . good, put

u / fu:d/ / spu:n / / mu:n /

- do, who. rude

/km/ /kt/ / bl d /

- country, done, one

/ b :d /

/ f :st /

/ g :l /
- fur, nurse, word

/ k l /

/ m /

/ k :/
/ ssaiti /

/ de /

/ ledi /

/ mek /
- safe, game, may

/ s /

/ hm /

/ ld /
- toe, soul, know

a / tam / / bat / / klam /

- five, price, try

/ ha /

/ lad /
/ tan / / kas / - about, mouse, shout

/ bi /

/ ti /

/ pint /
/ bil / noise, coin, join

/ d i /

/ t i / / b i /
- idiom, fierce ,

/ p /

/ t /

/ /
= cure, rescuer

Consonants

t / ti:p /
/ tampn /
- chalk,

cheer, chat

/ dm /

/ di /

/ di /
- jeep, joy, jungle

/i:f / / ik / / m /

- thing, theme

/ m /
/ is /

- There , that

/ ip / / u: t / / mpu: /

- sheep, shy, shut

/ vin /

/ me /

/ ple /

j / j /
/ jet /

/ ji /
- yes


/ j /
/ si /

/ t / - ring, cling

PRONOUNCE THESE WORDS

ate quay go silhouette schedule

PRONOUNCE THE FOLLOWING WORDS


debris Debut combing kinetic

Restaurant tortoise

Ticket
chasm Almond

Police

via

tongue
phoenix

alibi liasion

choir chore computer