The Phonemic Alphabet

The phonemic alphabet is the symbols used to represent the sounds of the English language. You see them in a dictionary, usually written in italics and between two slashes. Here is a very nice pictorial depiction from English File that will hopefully help you remember how to pronounce each symbol.

EF1 Phonemic Consonants

EF1 Phonemic Vowels

About Robert D. E. Senior

Fully qualified and experienced Professional English teacher / trainer UK native speaker BA (hons, first class) Linguistics and TEFL 15 years experience in UK, Spain and Austria FCE - CAE - CPE - BEC V - BEC H - TOEFL - IELTS Business, Academic and General English
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