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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
    20 Topics
  3. Vowels: Pronunciation Exercises
    20 Topics
  4. Vowels: Minimal Pairs
    8 Topics
  5. Consonants: Pronunciation Tutorials
    26 Topics
  6. Consonants: Pronunciation Exercises
    26 Topics
  7. Consonants: Minimal Pairs
    21 Topics
  8. 3 Pronunciations of Past Participles: -ED
    4 Topics

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Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

Good – gʊd
Tag – tæg
Grab – græb
Glad – glæd
Begged – begd
Upgrade – ɐpˈgræɪd
Gown – gæɔn
Blog – blɔg
Ugly – ˈɐgliː
Juggle – ˈʤɐgl


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Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. Goannas gathered gizmos to juggle.
  2. Glen’s great glass globe glows green.
  3. The moggy pig got bigger uglier gloves.
  4. Green or grey goat legs gathered in a bag.
  5. Meg gave Gladys’s ghost a mug and a gun.
  6. Frogs and geckos glide on logs in foggy bogs.
  7. Go and grab the glib but grumpy Greek grandpa.
  8. Zigzag grizzlies juggled jigsaws whilst jogging angrily.
  9. Grubby kegs of German beer get given away gleefully.
  10. The grasshopper is going to upgrade your good gown.