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Vowels  

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
i as in 'peat'  Pronunciation of peat pit
ʊ as in 'put'  Pronunciation of put pʊt
ɪ as in 'pit'  Pronunciation of pit pɪt
u as in 'pool'  Pronunciation of pool pul
ɛ as in 'pet'  Pronunciation of pet pɛt
ɜ as in 'pert'  Pronunciation of pert pɜt
æ as in 'pat'  Pronunciation of pat pæt
ə as in 'apart' Pronunciation of apart ə'pat
a as in 'part' Pronunciation of part pat
ɒ as in 'pot' Pronunciation of pot pɒt
ʌ as in 'putt' Pronunciation of putt pʌt
ɔ as in 'port' Pronunciation of port pɔt
æ̃ as in French 'vin'   væ̃
y as in French 'rue'   ry
ɒ̃ as in 'bon voyage' Pronunciation of bon voyage bɒ̃ vwaˈjaʒ

Diphthongs

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
as in 'buy' Pronunciation of buy baɪ
as in 'bay' Pronunciation of bay beɪ
ɔɪ as in 'boy' Pronunciation of boy bɔɪ
as in 'how' Pronunciation of how haʊ
as in 'hoe' Pronunciation of hoe hoʊ
ɪə as in 'here' Pronunciation of here hɪə
ɛə as in 'hair' Pronunciation of hair hɛə
ʊə as in 'tour' Pronunciation of tour tʊə

Consonants

Plosives

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
p as in 'pet' Pronunciation of pet pɛt
b as in 'bet' Pronunciation of bet bɛt
t as in 'tale' Pronunciation of tale teɪl
d as in 'dale' Pronunciation of dale deɪl
k as in 'came' Pronunciation of came keɪm
ɡ as in 'game' Pronunciation of game ɡeɪm

Fricatives

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
f as in 'fine' Pronunciation of fine faɪn
v as in 'vine' Pronunciation of vine vaɪn
θ as in 'thin' Pronunciation of thin θɪn
ð as in 'then' Pronunciation of then ðɛn
s as in 'seal' Pronunciation of seal sil
z as in 'zeal' Pronunciation of zeal zil
ʃ as in 'show' Pronunciation of show ʃoʊ
ʒ as in 'measure' Pronunciation of measure 'mɛʒə
h as in 'heal' Pronunciation of heal hil
r as in 'real' Pronunciation of real ril

Affricates

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
as in 'choke' Pronunciation of choke tʃoʊk
as in 'joke' Pronunciation of joke dʒoʊk

Nasals

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
m as in 'mail' Pronunciation of mail meɪl
n as in 'nail' Pronunciation of nail neɪl
ŋ as in 'sing' Pronunciation of sing sɪŋ

Semi-vowels

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
j as in 'you' Pronunciation of you ju
w as in 'woo' Pronunciation of woo wu

Laterals

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
l as in 'last' Pronunciation of last  last

Stress

Primary stress:

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
ˈ as in 'clatter' Pronunciation of clatter  ˈklætə

Secondary stress:

SymbolPronunciationListenExample
ˌ as in 'encyclopedia' Pronunciation of encyclopedia  ɛnˌsɑɪkləˈpidiə