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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
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  4. Vowels: Minimal Pairs
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  5. Consonants: Pronunciation Tutorials
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  6. Consonants: Pronunciation Exercises
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  7. Consonants: Minimal Pairs
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  8. 3 Pronunciations of Past Participles: -ED
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Lesson 3, Topic 12
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oɪ – e.g. joy, hoist

Peter Smissen January 29, 2018
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Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

hoist – hst
moist – mst
boy/buoy – b
toy – t
annoy – əˈn
coy – k
lawyer – ˈl
ploy – pl
void – vd
joy – ʤ
destroy – dəsˈtr


oɪ – Tongue Twisters



Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. The toy annoyed the boy.
  2. She plays coy with the boys in Fitzroy.
  3. You spoil the soil and toil with the coin.
  4. The tomboy was employed as a lawyer.
  5. I foisted my joy on the busboy named Roy.
  6. We destroyed the moist buoy in the void made of foil.
  7. I heard a noise that was his voice coming from that joint.
  8. The schoolboy aimed to deploy a toy made of bok choy.
  9. There’s nothing enjoyable in an annoying ploy to destroy employees.
  10. Do you enjoy metal alloys employed to make these annoying buoys?