Interactive Phonemic Chart

Listen to the sounds of English
. Click on each symbol or sample word to hear.

Phonemic Flashcards (A4)

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Phonemic Character Keyboard

Click on the symbols to insert them into the text field in your desired order, then copy and paste them into Microsoft Word

Phonemic Chart

Learners and teachers may want to print a copy of this phonemic chart to keep close at hand for reference.

Minimal Pairs

Minimal pairs are words that vary by only a single sound, usually meaning sounds that students often get confused by, like the "th" and "t" in "thin" and "tin".

Vowel SoundsMinimal Pairs /æ/ and /ʌ/ (bat and but)
Minimal Pairs /əʊ/ and /ɔ:/ (so and saw)
 Consonant SoundsMinimal Pairs /b/ and /v/ (berry and very)
Minimal Pairs /l/ and /r/ (alive and arrive)
Minimal Pairs /ʧ/ and /t/ (catch and cat)

Which Words Rhyme?

Word Central's word-spelling robot challenges spellers of all ages. Listen to the audio then drag, drop and click your way to success!

Game-like Minimal Pair Practice using Flash and MP3 Files

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