Tuesday, 28 November 2017

MINIMAL PAIRS: /e/ and /æ/

Match the MINIMAL PAIRS (D)

PRONUNCIATION TIPS: /e/ and /æ/








Here are some minimal pairs to practice vowels /e/ and /æ/:


Click on the image to hear the words.
(taken from http://www.shiporsheep.com/page3.html)


And some more:



Tuesday, 21 November 2017

MINIMAL PAIRS: /ɒ/ and /ɔ:/

Match the MINIMAL PAIRS

Betty Botter Bought Some Butter - English Tongue Twisters

Here's a famous English tongue twister which is perfect to practice short vowels:

/æ/ batter
/e/ better - Betty
/ɪ/ bitter - bit - this
/ɒ/ Botter
/ʌ/ butter
/ʊ/ would

And the long vowel:

/ɔ:/ bought

Vowel Pronunciation - A & O