<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - consonant sounds in British English: "sheet" and "cheat"</title> <META name="description" content="Discrimination exercises in the recognition and production of English phonemes: consonant sounds"> <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="minimal4144.html">Next</a> <font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><b>Minimal Pairs</b></p> <p><img src="ph41.gif"> <font color="#ffffff">-----------------------</font><img src="ph43.gif"> <table border=0 cellspacing=5 cellpadding=5 width=520> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sheet</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cheat</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shop</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>chop</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>chin</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">she's</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cheese</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shoe</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>chew</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sheep</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cheap</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sherry</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cherry</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sheep</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cheap</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">share</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>chair</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shoes</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>choose</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">cash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>catch</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">cashing</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>catching</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">wash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>watch</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">washer</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>watcher</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">washing</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>watching</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">wish</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>which</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bush</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>butch</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">mash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>match</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">dish</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>ditch</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">mush</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>much</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>