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Okanagan University College Pronunciation pages provide
assistance in basic pronunciation. There is also a set of links to other WWW
sites. You will need shockwave for some of the features on this site to work
Reproduction of The International Phonetic Alphabet (Revised
to 1993, Updated 1996)
Sections of the chart
Tones & Word Accents
This page is an introduction to the sounds of English. It has
pictures and photographs to help you pronounce sounds, as well as examples of
those sounds. Some pages are still under construction. New sounds and pictures
are being added regularly, so keep checking back.
There is a picture of the inside of your mouth and the important articulators, the parts of your mouth that help you to make the sounds. There are further links to learn about VOWEL and CONSONANT sounds and a page of links to other WWW sites related to pronunciation.
A comprehensive resource for teachers about the differences
in vowel sounds in the three major languages. Can be too technical for students'
direct use, but teachers can make excellent use of this web for their
pronunciation work with Spanish EFL students.
A collection of resources, activities and related links to
web sites specifically about pronunciation. Includes some varieties of English
from around the world
Carnegie Mellon's Pronouncing Dictionary has more than
100,000 words and their transcriptions. Enter a word or a sentence to receive
the correct pronunciation, then refer to the phoneme guide on the same page.
The Carnegie Mellon University Pronouncing Dictionary is a
machine-readable pronunciation dictionary for North American English that
contains over 100,000 words and their transcriptions.
This format is particularly useful for speech recognition and synthesis, as it has mappings from words to their pronunciations in the given phoneme set. The current phoneme set contains 39 phonemes, for which the vowels may carry lexical stress.
0 No stress
1 Primary stress
2 Secondary stress
Activities and excercises for advanced levels.
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