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British English accent training video: minimal pairs

In this lesson I practise the British accent and pronunciation of examples of minimal pairs (suggested by Cilene), taken from this webpage: http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/blminimal.htm

 

Minimal pairs

lit – light

bed – bad

soot – suit

know – now

look – luck

cod – card

fair – fear

need – mead

catch – cash

liege – lease

fur – fear

read – red

saw – sought

but – boot

wreath – wreathe

sock – suck

dug – dog

pay – bay

zoo – sue

azure – assure

whistle – thistle

sing – sang

boot – boat

why – way

leak – lick

vest – vast

thirst – first

read – lead

beige – bays

noon – nun

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