Category: pronunciation

Phonemic Poem 1: /ɑ:/Hat, hot, heart; the hurt…

Phonemic Poem 1:
/
ɑ:/

Hat,
hot, heart; the hurt has started.

Yawn,
yearn, yarn; the fear has parted.

Car can’t start. Glass on grass!

Tat,
tort, tart; fast can pass.

For
or far; the past can’t last;

charm friends with this classy blast.

https://youtu.be/tFppybJBX4M

“The Chaos” (full poem) in a British accent!

“The Chaos” (full poem) in a British accent!

https://youtu.be/UFWLeAoDE1Q

Chris presents a special pronunciation lesson …

Chris presents a special pronunciation lesson about -ed verbs:
/t/ or /d/ = /ɪd/
voiced sound = /d/
unvoiced sound = /t/

https://youtu.be/PUhPpgavcWI

flood /flʌd/floor /flɔːr/flew /fluː/flow /fləʊ…

flood
/flʌd/

floor
/flɔːr/

flew
/fluː/

flow
/fləʊ/

flower
/flaʊər/

‘A
fierce flow flooded the floor.’

‘The
flickering flame flowed and flew over the floor to the door.’

‘Flowers
fought off the flood of flames.’

‘Flamingos
flew over the flowers.’

https://youtu.be/WdC4nQQ64H0

Chris presents another pronunciation lesson on…

Chris presents another pronunciation lesson on ‘want’, ‘won’t’, ‘went’ and ‘winter’. Please check below.
want /wɒnt/
won’t /wəʊnt/
went /went/
winter /ˈwɪn.tər/

‘I wonder where William won’t want to wander this winter?’
‘This winter, I went where I wanted, even though Wendy won’t want to.’
‘Winter went whilst we won’t want.’

https://youtu.be/FWf3GjW66qY

Learn British English Free: ‘wear’, ‘wore’, ‘w…

Learn
British English Free: ‘wear’, ‘wore’, ‘worn’, ‘war’, ‘were’, ‘where’
(pronunciation)

wear
/weər/

wore
/wɔːr/

worn
/wɔːn/

war
/wɔːr/

were
/wɜːr/ or /wər/

where
/weər/

‘Where
were the things you wore?’

‘I
wear what I wore, and always have worn.’

‘The
wary women wear the worn clothes to war.’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohH1HTmQYs8

Chris presents a pronunciation lesson on &lsqu…

Chris presents a pronunciation lesson on ‘clothes’, ‘cloths’ and ‘biscuit’.
English pronunciation: ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘He doesn’t have the patience to spend time choosing clothes.’
‘She’s always got to have the latest, trendiest clothes.’
‘cloths’ /klɒθs/ or ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘You clean with cloths and you wear clothes.’
‘biscuit’ = /ˈbɪs.kɪt/
‘Brush the biscuit crumbs off your clothes with this cloth.’

https://youtu.be/iHv3RXQlws0

Learn British English Free: ‘beard’, ‘beer’, ‘…

Learn
British English Free: ‘beard’, ‘beer’, ‘bear’, ‘bare’, ‘barely’ (pronunciation)

beard
/bɪəd/

beer
/bɪər/

bear
/beər/

barely
/ˈbeə.li/

bare
/beər/

‘The
bear drank beer and grew a beard.’

‘My
chin is bare without the beard.

‘The
bear barely drinks beer.’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cgRzwValu0

English pronunciation: ‘cloths’ /klɒθs/ or ‘cl…

English pronunciation: ‘cloths’ /klɒθs/ or ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘You clean with cloths and you wear clothes.’

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English pronunciation: ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/‘He…

English pronunciation: ‘clothes’ /kləʊðz/
‘He doesn’t have the patience to spend time choosing clothes.’
‘She’s always got to have the latest, trendiest clothes.’

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