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English Pronunciation/Listening
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Unit One: TH, as in THINK, BATHROOM, and TEETH.

Unit Two: TH, as in THOSE, MOTHER and SOOTHE.

Unit Three: L and R, as in COLLECT, CORRECT, LAMB, and RAM.

Unit FOUR :i and I, as in SEEN and SIN.

 

Unit FIVE: s, sh, and ch.

 

Unit SIX: V and W, as in Vine and Wine

Unit SEVEN

UNIT EIGHT: E and A, as in BET and BAT

UNIT NINE

 

UNIT TEN


UNIT ELEVEN

Minimal Pairs (114k) In this exercise, you will listen and compare the sounds P and F.
Here is the complete lesson from our workbook in MP3, as well as the PDF version.
Try this Dictation to practice the differences between P and F.
Listen, practice, and record your voice to have a conversation with a native speaker (microphone required).

UNIT TWELVE

Here is the complete lesson from our workbook in MP3 audio , as well as the PDF version.
Minimal Pairs
(114k) In this exercise, you will listen and compare the differences in the words bought, bat, but, bet.
Try this Dictation to practice your listening and spelling.
Listen, practice, and record your voice to have a conversation with a native speaker (microphone required).

UNIT THIRTEEN

Here is the complete lesson from our workbook in MP3 audio , as well as the PDF version.
Minimal Pairs
(114k) In this exercise, you will listen and compare the difference in sounds like in whether and weather.
Listen, practice, and record your voice to have a conversation with a native speaker (microphone required).
Try this Dictation to practice your listening and spelling.


Here's the answer key to all the lessons.


Here's a poem being read to illustrate the crazy spelling of English and how it relates to the pronunciation. It's read in a standard Canadian-English accent.


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