<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - consonant sounds in British English: "sheep" and "jeep".</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="minimal4323.html">Next</a> <font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><b>Minimal Pairs</b></p> <p><img src="ph41.gif"> <font color="#ffffff">-----------------------</font><img src="ph44.gif"> <table border=0 cellspacing=5 cellpadding=5 width=520> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sheep</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jeep</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shot</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jot</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shore</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jaw</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>gin</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">she</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>gee</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shoe</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Jew</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shack</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Jack</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sherry</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Jerry</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shell</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>gel</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shears</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jeers</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shone</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>John</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">shoot</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>jute</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>badge</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">basher</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>badger</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">Lars</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>large</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">dosh</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dodge</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">wash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>wodge</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">mash</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Madge</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>