How well do you know the International Phonetic Alphabet?

I’ve just created some new MILAs Learning Content Cartridges (LCCs) focused on the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and I cordially invite you to try them out and see how well you know the British English subset of the IPA. If you’re from north America or have little experience with British English pronunciation, the vowel sounds should be a particular challenge and it may give you some insights into how learners experience using the IPA.

By the way, if you’re a British English speaker and would like to challenge your abilities with north American pronunciation, you could try Dr. Ron Thomson‘s free online phonemic awareness training system, English Accent Coach. I tried it and my knowledge and awareness of Canadian vowels was terrible!

Read more: http://blog.matbury.com/2012/12/16/how-well-do-you-know-the-interna...

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