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Phonetics 1



In this session we are going to do some phonetic exercises. As you know the pronunciation of many English words is different from their spelling. Let's start with the short /i/ sound.
Listen to the following words:

big
clip
fit
in
it
which
bin

Now let's make some simple sentences with these words:

A clip.
It's a clip.
It's a big clip.
It's a big clip.
It fits.
It fits in.
It's a big clip which fits in the bin.

And some more words:

live
him
with
Bill
Jill
in
winter
Nashville
Author: Torsten Daerr