Why to learn English sounds?
Have you ever tried to speak in English and your listener has a hard time to get what you are trying to tell them?
It often happens to any beginner who is not aware of the different sounds that exist in English language.
If you aren’t able to pronounce the sounds of English, people to whom you talk may find it difficult to understand you. That’s why you need to learn English sounds as soon as possible to make your speaking clear and easy to understand.
Here are some reasons to learn English sounds:
Reason 1: People will understand you very well.
Reason 2: Your listening skill will improve by identifying the words you hear.
Reason 3: Even if you listen usually to music and podcasts you will struggle to understand the spoken messages your brain is not trained to differentiate sounds.
How to learn efficiently the English sounds?
Use this app and study at least one sound every day. Once you master it you can move forward to study another sound.
There are examples with each sound to see how the sound look like in words.
By the end you will be able to pronounce any English word just by looking at its phonetic form in a dictionary.
What are the sounds of English language?
There are 26 alphabets in English language, but there are 44 Phonemes. Phonemes are sounds that help make the difference between different words while speaking or listening.
You can find in this application 3 types of phonemes as a chart with symbols and examples to listen to and practice:
3. And consonants