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

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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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