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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.

You – jʉː
Soya – ˈsoɪjɐ
New – njʉː
Queue – kjʉː
Abuse – əˈbjʉːs
Confuse – kənˈfjʉːz
Beautiful – ˈbjʉːtəfʊl
Yank – jæŋk
Beyond – bɪˈjɔnd
Fuel – fjʊl


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Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. You abuse pure Europeans.
  2. Yobbos yammer away for yonks.
  3. Hugh yielded your useless yogurt.
  4. There used to be fewer yawning yodlers.
  5. You’re yearning to yarn about yummy soya.
  6. You accuse new queues of refusing to fuse.
  7. Yolanda yanked your yucky yellow yowling yabbie.
  8. The fuel you consume in your pursuing ute is useless.
  9. Yeah, you used to use abusive youths to confuse users.
  10. A few cute users accused Hugh’s new stew of being putrid.