<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - consonant sounds in British English: "watch" and "what"</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="minimal4344.html">Next</a> <font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><b>Minimal Pairs</b></p> <p><img src="ph43.gif"> <font color="#ffffff">-----------------------</font><img src="ph23.gif"> <table border=0 cellspacing=5 cellpadding=5 width=520> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chest</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>test</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chop</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>top</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>tin</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">cheese</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>teas</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chew</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>two</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chose</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>toes</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">cherry</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>Terry</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">churn</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>turn</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">chart</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>tart</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">choose</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>twos</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">catch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>cat</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">match</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>mat</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">matching</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>matting</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">watch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>what</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">which</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>wit</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">beach</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>beat</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bitch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>bit</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">torch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>taught</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">ouch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>out</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">batch</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>bat</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>