Live Lessons

Pronunciation training via Zoom – join in or watch (scroll down for archive).

– MON 15th April 19:00-19:30
& WEDS 17th April 12:00-12:30

Dark /l/

– Mouth position
– Vowel assimilations before /l/
– Accent variations

– MON 22nd April 19:00-19:30
& WEDS 24th April 12:00-12:30

/iː/ vs /ɪ/

– Mouth position vs length
– Vowel Chart
– Diphthong vs Monophthong

– MON 29th April 19:00-19:30
& WEDS 1st May 12:00-12:30

Pronunciations of /r/

– /r/ Allophones
– Clusters with /r/
– /r/ Accent tour

Lessons Archive

Watch the presentation section of previous lessons (learners do not feature). 

Rhoticity

– Silent < r >
– GA (American) vs GB (British)

/ŋ/ & G Droppin’

– Velar nasal /ŋ/ vs /ŋg/
– ING endings in accents

TH Elision

+ /θ,ð/ in connected speech
+ TH pronunciation & in accents

OH Diphthong

+ Mouth movement & spellings
+ Accent tour (UK & Ireland)

Aspiration

– Aspiration on /p,t,k/
– Cluster devoicing

Pronunciations of /t/

– Variations of /t/
– Glottal Stop Usage

Vowel Grid

– Mouth Positioning
– GB English Positions

TH Joining

– Dental /t,d,l,n/
– Dental fricatives /θ,ð/

Schwa Function Words

– Function vs Content
– Words with /ə/

Different Schwas

– Initial vs Final Schwas
– Schwas in accents

/h/ & Silent H

– /h/ pronunciation
– H Dropping

Looking for more lessons? Head to the IPA Videos section – an animated video on each English sound.