"A" Sounds /æ/ /ɑ:/ /ʌ/
"O" sounds /ɒ/ /ɔː/
"O" sounds /əʊ/ /u:/
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
Riddles
100

Phonetic sound of "bat"


/æ/

100

Phonetic sound of "fox"

/ɒ/

100

Phonetic sound of "hello"

/əʊ/

100

Write its phonetic pronunciation


/kæt/

100

This sound will come in handy if you go to a doctor's appointment with a sore throat. The doctor will ask you to open your mouth and say what sound?

[a:]

200

Phonetic sound of "star"

 /ɑ:/

200

Phonetic sound of "fork"

 /ɔː/

200

Phonetic sound of "do"

  /u:/

200

Write its phonetic pronunciation

/bæd/

200

When pronouncing these two sounds, the tongue should be slightly clamped between the teeth. Your tongue is like a soft dough. What are these sounds?

[θ], [ð]

300

Phonetic sound of "brush"

/ʌ/

300

Phonetic sound of "caught"

/ɔː/

300

Phonetic sound of "cold"

 /əʊ/

300

Write its phonetic pronunciation

/wɔːk/

300

When pronouncing this sound  you should  slightly bite your lower lip? What kind of sound is that?

[ v ]

400

Phonetic sound of "black"

  /æ/

400

Phonetic sound of "because"

  /ɒ/

400

Phonetic sound of "move"

 /u:/

400

Write its phonetic pronunciation

 /fʌn/

400

How to pronounce the next sound, crying little kids will tell you. This sound is only in English, it is not in Kazakh. What kind of sound is that?

[w]

500

Phonetic sound of "tongue"

 /ʌ/

500

Phonetic sound of "prawn"

/ɔː/

500

Phonetic sound of "row"

 /əʊ/

500

Write its phonetic pronunciation

/stɑːt/

500

This is an English sound and there is no analogue in the Russian language, but there is in the Kazakh language. It sounds like you have a stuffy nose. What kind of sound is that?

[ŋ]

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