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Australian English Pronunciation

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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
    20 Topics
  4. Vowels: Minimal Pairs
    8 Topics
  5. Consonants: Pronunciation Tutorials
    26 Topics
  6. Consonants: Pronunciation Exercises
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  7. Consonants: Minimal Pairs
    21 Topics
  8. 3 Pronunciations of Past Participles: -ED
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Lesson 6, Topic 15
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Peter Smissen February 1, 2018
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Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

Shape – ʃæɪp
Push – pʊʃ
Shrink – ʃrɪŋk
Pushpin – ˈpʊʃpɪn
Wishful – ˈwɪʃfʊl
Bushman – ˈbʊʃmən
Pushup – ˈpʊʃˈɐp
Ship – ʃɪp
Fish – fɪʃ
Lushly – ˈlɐʃliː


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Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. She should brush sheep not shrimp.
  2. They shifted the ship’s shonky fishes.
  3. Shelly shot the dishes on the shed’s shelf.
  4. Wash the Englishman’s marshmallow wishfully.
  5. The sunshine shone on the sharps shifty shape.
  6. The chef shopped around to show sharp shovels.
  7. Cushion fashioning machines flash emotionlessly.
  8. The nation’s intentions and ambition were unconscious.
  9. The bush was pushed by the bushman’s bushy moustache.
  10. Her shoes and shoelaces slowly shook and vanished in the shadows.