Pronunciation activities for learners of English

pronunciation activities

Pronunciation

The video activities on this page help to improve your listening and your speaking skills. Members can download these videos. Some also have audio versions and worksheets. Pause the videos for more time.

Sounds

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Linking words download wmv or mp4 (2m 7sec)
Schwa 1 (words) download wmv or mp4 (2m 12sec)
Schwa 2 (sentences) download wmv or mp4 (2m 05sec)
Vowels: monothongs download wmv or mp4 (1min 8sec)
Vowels: diphthongs download wmv or mp4 (54sec)
Consonants download wmv or mp4 (1m 7sec)
Silent letters 1 download wmv or mp4 (1m 50sec)
Silent letters 2 download wmv or mp4 (1m 31sec)
Assimilation download wmv or mp4 (1m 54sec)
Common mistakes download wmv or mp4(1m 7sec)

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Linking words download (2min 7sec)
Vowels: monothongs download (1min 8sec)
Vowels: diphthongs download (54sec)
Consonants download (1min 7sec)
Assimilation download (1min 54sec)

pronunciation chartPhonemic chart (pdf 187KB) This also includes a fun activity to see if you have learnt the symbols! For everyone.

Stress

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Sentence stress: meaning download (1m 51sec)
Sentence stress: meaning worksheet (pdf 52KB)
Word stress: two syllables download (1m 49sec)
Word stress: two syllables worksheet (pdf 44KB)
Word stress: suffixes 1 download (2m 17sec)
Word stress: suffixes 2 download (1m 50sec)
Word stress: suffixes 3 download (1m 24sec)
Word stress: suffixes 4 download (1m 34sec)
Word stress: suffixes worksheet (pdf 44KB)

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Sentence stress: meaning download (1min 51sec)
Word stress: suffixes 1 download (1min 48sec)
Word stress: suffixes 2 download (1min 50sec)
Word stress: suffixes 3 download (1min 24sec)
Word stress: suffixes 4 download (1min 34sec)

Intonation

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Showing interest 1 download (2m 14sec)
Showing interest 1 worksheet (pdf 60KB)
Showing interest 2 download (3m 08sec)
Showing interest 2 worksheet (pdf 53KB)
Tag questions download (1m 51sec)
Tag questions worksheet (pdf 60KB)

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Showing interest 1 download (2min 14sec)
Showing interest 2 download (3min 08sec)
Tag questions download (1min 51sec)