Pronunciation Resources

Student Web resources for English practice in pronunciation:

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Pronunciation/Ending Sounds
  1. Pronunciation of Final "s" and "es" (a chart with rules and practice exercises)
    www.english-zone.com/convo/pron-s1.html
  2. English Pronunciation Past Tense (reviews the pronunciation of "-ed" sounds and rules)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=aixBIfo0SWE
  3. Final Voiced Consonants (Accent Master; reviews pronunciation of ending sounds)
    www.accentmaster.com/Lessons/FinalVoicedConsonants/lesson.htm
  4. Pronunciation Worksheet: Final "-ed" (in printable PDF format with answer key)
    english-zone.com/teach/pdf-files/wksht-final-ed.pdf
  5. Additional Final -ed Worksheet (in printable PDF format)
    www.seminolestate.edu/media/adult-ed/els/pronunciation-of-regular-verb.pdf
Pronunciation/General

Note: Use a mirror to watch the placement of your mouth when you practice pronunciation.

  1. Phonemic Awareness Infusion (reading with emphasis on pronunciation; audio available)
    www.seminolestate.edu/adult-ed/els/web_resources/readings-with-pronunciation
  2. Online Phonetics Resources
    www.seminolestate.edu/adult-ed/els/lesson-plans/phonetics
  3. New English File (pronunciation practice of vowels, diphthongs, consonants and word stress from the Oxford University Press; with audio)
    www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/intermediate/c_pronunciation/
Pronunciation/Intonation
  1. Intonation: English Pronunciation Lesson 10a (Part 1; with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2bHdXcszJ4
  2. Intonation: English Pronunciation Lesson 10b (Part 2; with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh6kUsJcu3k
  3. Intonation: English Pronunciation Lesson 10c (Part 3; with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=k80wiT0t2rc
  4. Intonation: English Pronunciation Lesson 10d (Part 4; with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLGJb63mkyA
Pronunciation/Irregular Verbs
  1. Listen and Repeat Podcasts and Videos: Commonly-used Irregular Verbs (Parts 1-4)
    www.manythings.org/repeat/
Pronunciation/"R"
  1. "R": English Pronunciation Lesson 5a Part 1 (reviews "R" as a vowel sound)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PJ2jZlVf-M&feature=related
  2. "R": English Pronunciation Lesson 5a Part 2 (reviews "R" as a vowel sound)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AfpZgmc0VY
  3. "R": English Pronunciation Lesson 5b Part 1 (reviews "R" as a consonant sound)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5LWUbbTlsk
  4. "R": English Pronunciation Lesson 5b Part 2 (reviews "R" as a consonant sound)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MVdyggqnus
  5. "R": English Pronunciation Lesson 5b Part 3 (reviews "R" as a consonant sound)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=lct-s0uXv0s
  6. "R" and "L": English Pronunciation Lesson 5c Part 1 (reviews sounds of "R" and "L")
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVSlTyulmqY
  7. "R" and "L": English Pronunciation Lesson 5c Part 2 (reviews sounds of "R" and "L")
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-HDqVSK0LE
Pronunciation/Minimal Pairs
  1. Ship or Sheep: Pronunciation Practice with Minimal Pairs (audio)
    www.shiporsheep.com
  2. Listening/Speaking Web Links for Practice: The Consonants (printable list; includes minimal pairs)
    www.seminolestate.edu/media/adult-ed/els/listening-and-speaking-web-links.pdf
  3. UGoEigo English Sounds Lesson 3: B and V
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOnzaPC7O58
Pronunciation/Names and Places
  1. Pronunciation of Names of People, Places and Miscellaneous Stuff (a website with a searchable database of both phonetic and audio pronunciations in English)
    inogolo.com/index
  2. Countries and Nationalities (pronunciations of countries, adjectives and nouns; some American and some British)
    www.audioenglish.net/english-learning/basic_countries_nationalities_pronunciation1.htm
Pronunciation/Phonemic Awareness/Phonics
  1. Phonemic Awareness Infusion (reading with an emphasis on pronunciation; audio available)
    www.seminolestate.edu/adult-ed/els/web_resources/readings-with-pronunciation
  2. American English (single vowel sounds; two pages with audio)
    www.fonetiks.org/engsou2am.html
  3. Cando's Helper Page (activities on phonics and other language skills areas)
    www.candohelperpage.com/index.html
  4. ABC Fast Phonics (basic phonic rules for vowels, consonants and blends; includes practice pages)
    www.abcfastphonics.com/about.html
Pronunciation/Reductions
  1. EZ Slang (listen to reductions and read various conversation transcripts; includes lists of key words, definitions and sample sentences)
    www.ezslang.com/
Pronunciation/Stress and Rhythm
  1. Stress Patterns in Phrases and Sentences Lesson 8a (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbs5aoqFtVQ
  2. Stress Patterns for Emphasis Lesson 8b (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=-toSnwSqqz0
  3. Stress Pattern Exercises Lesson 8c (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhRgU28n8rc
  4. Advanced Stress Patterns English Pronunciation Lesson 9a (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwWPUfaqnpE
  5. Advanced Stress Patterns English Pronunciation, Lesson 9b (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iZuTehd1c0
  6. Advanced Stress Patterns English Pronunciation Lesson 9c (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNU2NKW6oQo
  7. Word Stress (a lecture on pronunciation)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvu9SoCyDec
  8. Sentence Stress (a lecture on pronunciation)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvu9SoCyDec
  9. Rhythm (a lecture on pronunciation)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRMakiEeVJM
  10. Student Debate (a lecture on pronunciation)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7jYPfOSmqk
  11. Accent Reduction Word Stress Lesson (reviews the importance of word stress on American English)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AI3wsuAH10
Pronunciation/Thought Groups
  1. Thought Groups: English Pronunciation Lesson 7a for Advanced Levels (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHZIA0-G1sc&feature=user
  2. Thought Groups: English Pronunciation Lesson 7b for Advanced Levels (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM5AS4XIPSM&feature=user
Pronunciation/'TH'
  1. "TH": English Pronunciation Lesson 1a (part 1 of 2)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wxzieu-WXt4
  2. "TH": English Pronunciation Lesson 1a (part 2 of 2)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmSn3AyyVs0

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