<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - vowel sounds in British English: "cart" and "cot"</title> <meta name="description" content="Recognition and production of English phonemes: Cardinal Vowel no. 5 open back unrounded compared with Cardinal Vowel no. 5 open back rounded."> <meta name="keywords" content="cardinal,vowel,British,English,pronunciation,phonology,phonemes,vowel sounds,front,vowels,language,learning,teaching,efl,esl,elt"> </head> <html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs</title> <META name="description" content="Discrimination exercises in the recognition and production of English phonemes: vowel sounds - open and back"> <META name="keywords" content="English,pronunciation,phonology,phonemes,vowel sounds,language,learning,teaching,efl,esl,elt"> </HEAD> <body text="#000000" link="#0000ff" vlink="#ff0000" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><a href="minimal.html">Index</a> | <a href="index.html">Home Page</a> | <a href="#" onClick="history.go(-1)">Back</a> | <a href="minimal0910.html">Next</a> <font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><b>Minimal Pairs</b></p> <p><font color="#ffffff">-----</font><img src="ph09.gif"> <font color="#ffffff">-----------------------</font><img src="ph04.gif"> <table border=0 cellspacing=5 cellpadding=5 width=520> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">cart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">card</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cod</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">part</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>pot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">dart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">stark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>stock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sharp</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>shop</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">carp</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cop</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">harp</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>hop</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">heart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>hot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">tart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>tot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>shock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">clerk</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>clock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">mark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>mock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">dark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">lark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>lock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">part</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>pot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">guard</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>God</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">Sark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>sock</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">calf</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cough</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">barge</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>bodge</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>