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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.

Saw – s
House – hæɔs
Spit – spɪt
Scrape – skræɪp
Unzips – ɐnˈzɪps
Jigsaw – ˈʤɪgˌs
Scatter – ˈskætɐ
Stiff – stɪf
Fist – fɪst
Backs – bæks
Blitz – blɪts


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Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. Spit south so the winds scatter.
  2. So Susan slit the throats of seven goats.
  3. Sam’s shop stocks short spotted socks.
  4. Start saving single dollars selling jigsaws.
  5. She’s used to standing still and scraping stones.
  6. Seth’s stiff fist stopped several thieves stealing.
  7. Samuel saw Steven saying not to sell stinky sheets.
  8. Sixteen planes soared so significantly past the blitz.
  9. Stop selling seashells for Sally’s school on Sundays.
  10. Sit the ladders sideways against the house’s silly windows.