Learn, teach and perfect ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION and PHONETICS wherever you are with our TEN fun, interactive activities and resources. Brought to you by the creators of the English-Speaking Union Presidents AWARD-WINNING Phonetics Focus apps, its a perfect choice for teaching and learning the SOUNDS of ENGLISH.
Its the most interactive way to help MEMORIZE phonetics, pronunciation and the PHONEMIC CHART. Designed to help STUDENTS take the guesswork out of pronunciation/become more confident speakers, and for TEACHERS to maximize their teaching potential.
Take a look at this great-value apps FEATURES:
- The most complete PHONETIC TYPEWRITER available Create, save, share, tweet or post your phonetic spellings. You can even add/share your own pronunciation via email. Its perfect for teaching and learning! Ideal for free practice, either alone or in class.
- 2 Tilt & Play MAZE GAMES: Sound + Symbol/Missing Sound versions
Use your pronunciation and phonetics skills, along to escape the maze. Watch out for the little devils!
- 3 MATCHING GAMES Sound + Symbol/Missing Sound/Real + Phonetic Spelling versions
How many moves does it take you to match all the pairs?
- 3 TYPE-IN QUIZZES Phonetic Reading/Phonetic Typing/Listen & Type versions
Helping you to practise your reading, listening and phonetic spelling. Whats your best score?
- Interactive PHONEMIC CHART with Record your own voice function. Over 100 words (with phonetic spellings with highlighted sounds + symbols and high quality audio) to help you improve your pronunciation of the 44 sounds of British English.
- Supported by creative learning/TEACHING TIPS and ideas.
*** English Sounds: Pronunciation & Phonetics is also available as an iPhone app. Great for pocket-sized pronunciation practice!***
WHO is English Sounds: Pronunciation & Phonetics HD for?
Anyone who teaches English or is learning English can benefit from our app:
- If you are an English language learner, of any age and from any country, we provide you with new, exciting ways to learn, practise and improve your pronunciation and knowledge of phonetics.
- If you are a language teacher looking for stimulating, high-quality pronunciation/phonetics resources to help your students, this is for you.
- If you are a trainee teacher studying towards your CELTA or TESOL qualifications, wanting to master the sounds of English/phonetics, this is for you.
- If you are a non-native English speaking teacher who needs help teaching students the sounds of English correctly, this is for you.
- If you are a linguistics student, at undergraduate or postgraduate level, this is a highly useful resource.
- If you want the most-complete Phonetic Typewriter, with full sharing functionality, this is the app for you.
Different learners. Different problems
At Cambridge English Online we understand that speakers of different languages from around the world often have different pronunciation problems too. So, weve tried to include many of the commonly mispronounced sounds to help you avoid and CORRECT them, no matter what your first language is.
*** This is the perfect partner for our Phonetics Focus & Phonetics Showdown apps!***
Our Phonetics Focus apps were winners of The English-Speaking Union Presidents Award 2011 and British Council ELTons Awards 2012 - Digital Innovation nominee! Check inside these apps for your chance to win great pronunciation titles from Cambridge University Press, in our free monthly prize draw!
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No Sound? Easy to fix!
Some iPad users occasionally have no sound on some apps. To fix it:
- Go to Settings > General > Use Side Switch to: > Set to Mute
- Slide the Side Switch button (the small plastic button next to volume control) so that a red dot does NOT show. Make sure the audio level is turned up using the volume control button. Mute has been toggled OFF.