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Video: English Pronunciation

Consonants 1: Voicing and Place

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This is the first of several pronunciation videos that explain how the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) works – this one covers consonants in terms of voicing and place. The eventual goal is to gain a tool for understanding pronunciation in your target language by learning it in English first. If you want a hand memorizing this, I’ve just finished my [link id="737"]English Pronunciation Anki Deck.[/link]Check it out!

English Pronunciation Video Transcript (opens a new window)
If you want translated subtitles, click the “Caption” button in the video, click “Translate Captions,” and select your language.

Currently available pronunciation tutorials:

English Pronunciation:

  • [link id="862"]Consonants 1: Voicing and Place[/link]
  • [link id="879"]Consonants 2: Manner and the English Consonants[/link]
  • [link id="884"]Vowels: Height, Rounding and Backness[/link]

French Pronunciation (a.k.a., how to learn a lot of new vowels)

  • [link id="858"]French Pronunciation 1: The Sounds of French[/link]

Anki Decks:

  • [link id="894"]Walkthrough 1: The English Pronunciation/IPA Deck[/link]
  • [link id="737"]The English Pronunciation Anki Deck[/link]

 

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