Vowel Sounds Index

Here we are basically trying to get some understanding of the 'nuts and bolts' of the sound system, or more specifically the vowel sounds. This is the part that creates most difficulty for speakers of European languages (e.g. Spanish, Italian).

Vowel perception and positioning on the vowel chart

English Vowel Sounds (Flash)

Positioning on the vowel chart

Placing pure vowels on the chart

Placing diphthongs on the chart

Vowel Perception exercises

Index of Minimal Pairs Exercises

Grouping sounds exercises

Odd one out exercise