consonants

/b/[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/b.mp3|titles=b sound]

/p/[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/P.mp3|titles=P]

/d/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/d.mp3|titles=d]

/t/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/t.mp3|titles=t]

/dʒ/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/g.mp3|titles=g] 

/t∫/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/tsh.mp3|titles=tsh]

/ð/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/the.mp3|titles=the]

/θ/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/th.mp3|titles=th]

/v/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/v.mp3|titles=v]

/f/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/f.mp3|titles=f] 

/g/   [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/g.mp3|titles=g] 

/k/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/k.mp3|titles=k]

/z/  (British) [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/zb.mp3|titles=zb]

/Z/ (American) [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/za.mp3|titles=za] 

/∫/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/esh.mp3|titles=esh]

/h/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/h.mp3|titles=h] 

/j/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/j.mp3|titles=j]

/l/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/l.mp3|titles=l] 

/m/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/m.mp3|titles=m]

/n/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/n.mp3|titles=n] 

/ŋ/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/engma.mp3|titles=engma]

/r/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/r.mp3|titles=r] 

/w/  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/w.mp3|titles=w]

/ʒ/ [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/je.mp3|titles=je]

 

see also:

[intlink id=”390″ type=”post”]Practice consonants[/intlink]

[intlink id=”381″ type=”post”]Vowels[/intlink]

[intlink id=”545″ type=”post”]Practice vowels[/intlink]

Practice consonants

Sound Examples
/b/ Barry’s barrel of beer was a better buy than Bob’s bargain bottles. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/21.mp3|titles=21]

/p/ Pete persuaded Pam to pick up Paula’s parcel at the post office.   [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/22.mp3|titles=22]
/d/ Dad does detest dealing with dogs’ droppings in the driveway. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/23.mp3|titles=23]
/t/ Toddlers’ toilet training takes time. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/24.mp3|titles=24]
/dʒ/ Jolting gelignite is generally jolly dangerous!  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/25.mp3|titles=25]
/t∫/ Charles said cherries, cheese and chocolate are cheap in China. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/26.mp3|titles=26]
/D/ It’s the weather there that bothers them.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/27.mp3|titles=27]
/θ/ A thirsty thief thanked Theo for his thermos. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/28.mp3|titles=28]
/v/ Vera values the variety of vitamins in vegetables. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/29.mp3|titles=29]
/f/ Inefficient farmers fear future foreign food imports. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/30.mp3|titles=30]
/g/ The giggling girls gradually got a grip on themselves.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/31.mp3|titles=31]
/k/ Cairo kids quickly catch colds in Canada. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/32.mp3|titles=32]
/z/ The zippy Zaire zebra zigzagged through the Zurich zoo.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/33.mp3|titles=33]
/s/ Super salesmen soon succeed in selling something. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/34.mp3|titles=34]
/ʒ/ We should treasure leisure for its immeasurable pleasure!  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/35.mp3|titles=35]
/∫/ She showed the shy shogun a Shinto shrine.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/36.mp3|titles=36]
/h/ When Helen had Harry, her husband hurried her to hospital. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/37.mp3|titles=37]
/j/ You used your yellow uniform yesterday.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/38.mp3|titles=38]
/l/ Larry lured lots of lovely ladies to his lair.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/39.mp3|titles=39]
/m/ Most managers make much more money than me. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/40.mp3|titles=40]
/n/ I’ll naturally never know Naples like my Neapolitan neighbour.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/41.mp3|titles=41]
/ŋ/ Karaoke king Bing sang a long song in Hong Kong.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/42.mp3|titles=42]
/r/ Ronald Reagan wrecked his red Rolls Royce.  [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/43.mp3|titles=43]
/w/ We await snowy winter weather without warm winds. [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/44.mp3|titles=44]

See also:

[intlink id=”492″ type=”post”]Consonants[/intlink]

[intlink id=”381″ type=”post”]Vowels[/intlink]

[intlink id=”545″ type=”post”]Practise Vowels[/intlink]

everyday words pronunciation

The Alphabet

 

[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/alphabet.mp3|titles=alphabet]
Days of the Week
The seven days, starting with Monday[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/monday.mp3|titles=monday]
Months of the Year
The twelve months of the year[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/months.mp3|titles=months]
Days, Months, Seasons
The days, the months and the four seasons[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/dates.mp3|titles=dates]
The Numbers: One to Ten
           1,2,……………..      [audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/ten.mp3|titles=ten]
Numbers
A (limited) selection of numbers from Zero to a Million.[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/numbers.mp3|titles=numbers]

Colours

A very basic selection of colours[audio:http://www.english-efl.com/wp-content/uploads/colours.mp3|titles=colours]