Pronunciation

A

Learn how to pronounce the English letter A.

Alphabet

The English alphabet has 26 letters. Click on each letter to hear it pronounced.

B

Learn how to pronounce the English letter B.

C

Learn how to pronounce the English letter C.

Consonants

Many English consonants have more than one sound, and some can be silent.

Consonants: voiced and unvoiced

Many consonant sounds come in pairs. For example, P and B are produced in the same place in the mouth with the tongue in the same position. The only difference is that P is an unvoiced sound while B is a voiced sound.

D

Learn how to pronounce the English letter D.

E

Learn how to pronounce the English letter E.

F

Learn how to pronounce the English letter F.

G

Learn how to pronounce the English letter G.

H

Learn how to pronounce the English letter H.

I

Learn how to pronounce the English letter I.

Introduction to contractions

A contraction is a word created by combining two words, removing one or more letters, and replacing them with an apostrophe.

Introduction to phonetics

Phonetics is the branch of linguistics that examines sounds in a language, and describes those sounds with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).