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  1. An Introduction to the IPA
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  2. Vowels: Pronunciation Tutorials
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  3. Vowels: Pronunciation Exercises
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  4. Vowels: Minimal Pairs
    8 Topics
  5. Consonants: Pronunciation Tutorials
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  6. Consonants: Pronunciation Exercises
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  7. Consonants: Minimal Pairs
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  8. 3 Pronunciations of Past Participles: -ED
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Lesson 3, Topic 11
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əʉ – e.g. hope, boat

Peter Smissen January 29, 2018
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Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

hope – həʉp 
yolk – jəʉk 
boat – bəʉt 
float – fləʉt 
coke – kəʉk 
stoke – stəʉk 
bloat – bləʉt 
cope – kəʉp 
mope – məʉp 
wrote – rəʉt 
soak – səʉk 
coat – kəʉt 
nope – nəʉp 
folk – fəʉk 
no/know – nəʉ


əʉ – Tongue Twisters



Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. Can you show Beau below the snow?
  2. Let go of the willow branch you yobbo!
  3. I don’t know if I can go to the judo show.
  4. Joe walks to and fro to mow Beau‘s lawn.
  5. The dough will explode if the oven’s on that mode.
  6. My foe hoes the ground and sews seeds so plants grow.
  7. Crows and does throw banjoes at dingoes for no reason.
  8. Did you know some worms glow although they don’t have toes.
  9. You know I hurt my elbow making dough to show my mate Joe.
  10. We don’t condone throwing stones nor bones at dingoes or goannas.