Useful websites for self-study - Pronunciation
Having problems with your pronunciation? Try these web sites, they will show you how to pronounce words correctly.
- Sounds of English: Activities & exercises to help you practice your pronunciation
- English Pronunciation Practice: Lots of pronunciation exercises. Uses American English
- Interactive Pronunciation Exercises: Exercises to help with -ed endings and stress intonation patterns
- Pronunciation Practice 1
- Pronunciation Practice 2
- Pronunciation Practice 3
- Pronunciation of irregular verbs: (eg. see/saw/seen)
- Intonation (falling/rising tones- when our voice goes up or down)
- Phoneme Chart: English Vowel and Consonant Sounds
- Fantastic Voyage: Narrated voyage of the throat from the National Center for Voice and Speech
- TESL Journals: links page
- Speech Accent Archive: Examines the accented speech of speakers of many different languages
- TESOL Speech and Pronunciation Interest Section: Discussion of pronunciation issues, information on teaching and resource books plus links to web sites
- English-online Pronunciation course: You can study a short course in pronunciation. There are seventeen units for you to practice minimal pairs. Each unit has four parts.
- Ship or Sheep: There are 29 units for pronunciation practice organised by minimal pairs at this site. It also links through to British vowel pronunciation. You can listen and repeat what you hear.