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ɑe – e.g. wide, light

Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

hide – hɑed 
lied – lɑed 
fried – frɑed 
like – lɑek 
strike – strɑek 
bike – bɑek 
plight – plɑet 
lite/light – lɑet 
might/mite – mɑet 
mic/Mike – mɑek 
hike – hɑek 
hype – hɑep 
dye/die – dɑe 
climb – klɑem 
wide – wɑed


ɑe – Tongue Twisters



Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. The liar tried to comply.
  2. I never denied my wife knew why.
  3. Tonight, we might go skydiving.
  4. He smiled at the pile of slimy wine bottles.
  5. Pride is rife when you like the prize you won.
  6. My wife drives nine miles to dine on fine wine.
  7. Ninety five limes thrive on the wide lime trees.
  8. I might wipe the grime from my striped tie this time.
  9. I don’t deny my bright white kite is quite nice to fly
  10. The mice won’t smile when the wide trap is lying on the tiles.