<html> <head> <title>English diphthongs for poets, songwriters and language learners</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <meta name="description" content="Lists of words containing the diphthong in TOUR as the final vowel sound."> <meta name="keywords" content="poets,poetry,rhyme,songwriters,song,songs,composition,diphthongs,vowel,sounds,phonemes,English,pronunciation" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="styletefl.css" /> </head> <body text="#000000" link="#000080" vlink="#000000" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=630> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ff0000"> <a href="teflindex.htm"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">TEACHING</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#58002B"> <a href="teflcourses.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">ELT BOOKS</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#00AEED"> <a href="esl0105g.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">NEXT</font></b></a></td> </tr> </table> <h3>Vowel sounds - the eight English diphthongs</h3> <p>Word lists to practise the vowel sounds in:</p> <p><font color="#ffffff">------</font><a href="esl0105a.html">day</a><font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><a href="esl0105b.html">sky</a><font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><a href="esl0105c.html">boy</a><font color="#ffffff">------------</font><a href="esl0105d.html">beer</a><font color="#ffffff">------------</font><a href="esl0105e.html">bear</a><font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><a href="esl0105f.html">tour</a><font color="#ffffff">------------</font><a href="esl0105g.html">go</a><font color="#ffffff">-------------</font><a href="esl0105h.html">cow</a></p> <p><a href="esl0105a.html"><img src="ph13.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105b.html"><img src="ph14.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font><a href="esl0105c.html"><img src="ph15.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105d.html"><img src="ph16.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105e.html"><img src="ph17.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105f.html"><img src="ph18.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105g.html"><img src="ph19.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105h.html"><img src="ph20.gif" width=75 height=30></a></p> <hr> <p><u>Words with common or rhyming diphthong as final sound</u></p> <p><img src="ph18.gif"> as in "tour", "poor" (talking posh!) or the first syllable of "tourist".</p> <p>abjure <br /> adjure<br /> Agincourt<br /> allure<br /> amateur<br /> amour<br /> aperture<br /> armature<br /> assure<br /> Aznavour<br /> azure<br /> Boer<br /> boor<br /> brochure<br /> calenture<br /> caricature<br /> cocksure<br /> coiffure<br /> coinsure<br /> colure<br /> commissure<br /> confiture<br /> conjure <br /> contour<br /> contracture<br /> Cte d'Azur<br /> couture<br /> coverture<br /> cure<br /> curvature<br /> cynosure<br /> Dartmoor<br /> de Pompadour<br /> demure<br /> detour<br /> dour<br /> endure<br /> ensure<br /> entablature<br /> enure<br /> epicure<br /> ewer<br /> Exmoor<br /> fissure<br /> footsure<br /> Genoa<br /> Goncourt<br /> grandeur<br /> haute couture<br /> immature<br /> immure<br /> implicature<br /> impure<br /> insecure<br /> insure<br /> inure<br /> investiture<br /> judicature<br /> Kuala Lumpur<br /> langur<br /> legislature<br /> ligature<br /> liqueur<br /> lure<br /> magistrature<br /> manicure<br /> manure<br /> mature<br /> moor<br /> Moor<br /> Moore<br /> Muir<br /> Mure<br /> musculature<br /> nunciature<br /> obscure<br /> overture<br /> paramour<br /> pedicure<br /> plat(s) du jour<br /> Pompadour<br /> poor<br /> portraiture<br /> prefecture<br /> premature<br /> procure<br /> pure<br /> quadrature<br /> reassure<br /> reinsure<br /> Ruhr<br /> Saussure<br /> secure<br /> Sedgemoor<br /> sepulture<br /> sinecure<br /> skewer<br /> skua<br /> spoor<br /> Stenhousemuir<br /> Stour <br /> sure<br /> tablature<br /> tambour<br /> tenure<br /> tonsure<br /> tour<br /> tournure<br /> Tours (in France) <br /> troubadour<br /> unsure<br /> velour<br /> verdure<br /> who're<br /> your <br /> you're</p> <hr> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=630> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ff0000"> <a href="teflindex.htm"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">TEACHING</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#58002B"> <a href="teflcourses.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">ELT BOOKS</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#00AEED"> <a href="esl0105g.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">NEXT</font></b></a></td> </tr> </table> <p><br /></p> </body> </html>