Home > Free British Accent Training, Learning Material > Free British accent training: vowel sounds and diphthongs

Free British accent training: vowel sounds and diphthongs

In this lesson I focus on the British accent and pronunciation of English vowel sounds and diphthongs. Please this British Council tool and notes below for a more detailed explanation: http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/activities/phonemic-chart

 

Vowel sounds

Seat; green; tree; leave

Sit; grin; fish; live

Good; foot; pull; should; would; could

Food; rule; shoe

Head; bet; said; red; yes

Teacher; observer; about

Girl; nurse; earth

Walk; door; four

Had; lamb; apple; can; sand

Cup; love; money

Heart; dark; fast

Hot; stop; want

 

Diphthongs

Year; beer; ear

Chair; where; there; hair

Joke; vote; throw; no

Vow; lounge; out; shout

They; bathe; way

Thigh; dice; my; mine

Joy; noise; choice; employ

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: