<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - vowel sounds in British English: "cart" and "caught"</title> <meta name="description" content="Recognition and production of English phonemes: Cardinal Vowel no. 5 open back unrounded compared with open-mid 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="minimal1011.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="ph10.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>caught</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">card</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>chord</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">part</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>port</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">art</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>ought</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bard</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>board</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">jar</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jaw</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">car</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>core</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">martyr</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>mortar</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">hearty</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>haughty</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">tart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>taught</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">star</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>store</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">park</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>pork</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">lard</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Lord</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">hard</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>hoard</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">darn</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dawn</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bar</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>bore</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">barn</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>born</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">stark</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>stork</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">fart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>fought</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">far</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>four</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>