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Learning and teaching materials on this site

  1. Why learn or teach phonology?

  2. Pronunciation practice using minimal pairs

  3. Assimilation practice

  4. Consonant Clusters

  5. English Phoneme Chart: 20 English Vowel Sounds and 24 English Consonant Sounds

  6. Songs for practising English sounds in the above chart

  7. Learn to use phonetic script

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Books for learners & teachers of English Pronunciation

Pronunciation Practice Books for learners

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Books for learners & teachers of English Pronunciation

Learner English by Michael Swan (Ed.), Bernard Smith (Ed.) [26/04/2001] covers common phonological & grammatical errors by language background


Learner English - Audio CD by Michael Swan (Ed.), Bernard Smith (Ed.) [01/04/2001]


Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary (18th Edition) with CD-ROM [06/10/2011]


Longman Pronunciation Dictionary by John Wells (3rd Revised Edition)
[ 01/07/2017 available from book depository]


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Practice books for learners of English Pronunciation

3a. Pronunciation Practice for elementary-level learners

Tree or Three? : Student Book (2nd Edition) and 3 audio CDs - by Ann Baker, Leslie Marshall [10/11/2006]


English Pronunciation in Use Elementary Book with answers and audio [25/01/2007]


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3b. Pronunciation Practice for intermediate-level learners

Ship or Sheep? (3rd Edition) - Student Book (third edition) and 4 audio CDs - by Ann Baker [10/11/2006]


English Pronunciation Illustrated: Student Book by John Trim, Peter Kneebone [01/11/1975] amusing drawings + excellent collection of minimal pairs


English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate Book with answers and audio [21/05/2012]


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3c. Pronunciation Practice for advanced-level learners

English Pronunciation in Use Advanced Book with answers and audio [26/02/2007]


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3d. Intonation Practice for intermediate to higher-level learners

English Intonation PB and Audio CD: An Introduction by J.C. Wells [31/08/2006]


Intonation in Context: Student's Book Barbara Bradford, David Brazil (Ed.) [21.04.1988]

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Intonation in Context: Teacher's Book [21/04/1988] David Brazil's system of intonation

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Intonation in Context: Audio CD [06/10/2011] David Brazil's system of intonation


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Click HERE for practice in phonemic transcription - / ðɪs ɪz hɒt / !!!