Pronunciation Resources and Links

  • English Pronunciation in Use – specifically the pronunciation test to diagnose students’ problems.
  • Learner English by Michael Swan and Bernard Smith – identifies and explains specific pronunciation problems for different nationalities
  • Pronunciation Games by Mark Hancock – a fantastic resource for practice activities across a range of Pronunciation elements, from elementary to advanced.
  • PhoTransEditapplications designed to help with English phonetic transcriptions. “Far from providing perfect automatic transcriptions, PhoTransEdit is aimed at just helping you save your time when writing, publishing or sharing transcriptions”. http://www.photransedit.com/
  • Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary type in a word and along with the definition it shows the phonemes (useful for copying to vocab handouts – use Lucida Sans Unicode to recognise the font) as well as buttons for the BrE and NAmE pronunciation.  http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/
  • Adrian’s Pron Chart Blog – Adrian Underhill’s very comprehensive site with a wealth of information, ideas and resources for studying and teaching pronunciation.  http://adrianpronchart.wordpress.com
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