The Sound of English
Learn the essentials of British English pronunciation. The practical course covers the key areas for English learners:
- Mouth Positions (tongue, jaw, lips)
- Spelling to Sound (rules and exceptions)
- Connected Speech (how to join sounds)
- IPA (Phonetic Alphabet)
- Standard vs Regional Accents
Each focuses on a different group of the 44 sounds.
Over 100 audio tracks – download or stream.
Mouth diagrams and full colour illustrations.
Study time working at an average pace.
I found it very interesting and useful. The teachers are fantastic. I would recommend this book to others. I love it!”
I (an ESL teacher) love it. Just the necessary amount of theory, a lot of drill though, practical and focusing on all the important details to help you sound better!”
It’s a very lovely book and I really enjoyed it . I would recommend it to anybody passionate about English phonology.”
The Sounds of English & IPA
PART 1: Vowel Sounds
1: Schwa /ə/
2: Short Vowels
3: Long Vowels
4: Diphthong Vowels
PART 2: Consonant Sounds
5: Fricative Consonants
6: Plosive Consonants
7: Approximant Consonants
8: Nasals & Clusters
“All the tricks you need to know in order to sound like a native speaker. Highly recommended to all of those who want get their command of the English language to another dimension.”
Javier Fernandez Pena (Spanish Buzz, Toy Story 3).
Course Book Formats
The Sound of English is available in three formats –
PAPERBACK: full colour 150 page book.
EBOOK: PDF (any device) & EPUB (Apple devices)
WEB: interactive version for online use.
All purchases include instant access after purchase. Paperback book deliveries usually take 1-3 days (UK) or up to 10 days internationally.
Refined and Revised
Since 2012 over 10,000 learners have followed ‘The Sound of English’ at Pronunciation Studio.
The course is now on its 3rd edition (2021). Everything our team of teachers has learnt working with learners from all over the world (100+ countries) has gone into producing and improving the course.