/b/[audio:|titles=b sound]


/d/ [audio:|titles=d]

/t/ [audio:|titles=t]

/dʒ/ [audio:|titles=g] 

/t∫/ [audio:|titles=tsh]

/ð/ [audio:|titles=the]

/θ/  [audio:|titles=th]

/v/  [audio:|titles=v]

/f/  [audio:|titles=f] 

/g/   [audio:|titles=g] 

/k/  [audio:|titles=k]

/z/  (British) [audio:|titles=zb]

/Z/ (American) [audio:|titles=za] 

/∫/  [audio:|titles=esh]

/h/ [audio:|titles=h] 

/j/ [audio:|titles=j]

/l/ [audio:|titles=l] 

/m/  [audio:|titles=m]

/n/  [audio:|titles=n] 

/ŋ/  [audio:|titles=engma]

/r/ [audio:|titles=r] 

/w/  [audio:|titles=w]

/ʒ/ [audio:|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:|titles=21]

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


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


A very basic selection of colours[audio:|titles=colours]