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Australian English Pronunciation

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  1. An Introduction to the IPA
    13 Topics
  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.

Her – hɜː
Ahead – əˈhed
Happy – ˈhæpi
Help – help
Hate – hæɪt
Hot – hɔt
Jihad – ʤɪˈhæd
Hump – hɐmp
Hazmat – ˈhæzmæt
Here – hɪə


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Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. Halt and hide her holy horn.
  2. Heavy hippos hire happy heroes.
  3. How does hot hatred help her hear?
  4. He hurt his head hopping her hooks.
  5. Heaven is hungry for happy hairy hotties.
  6. Heal his hood and hit her head somehow.
  7. Horses behave in hotels, hostels, and houses.
  8. Hence, Henry has hoped to hear who hid here.
  9. He hates hearing alcoholic horribly hateful husbands.
  10. However, her misbehaviour has perhaps helped her headache.