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Pronunciation Tutorial 3: English Vowels and the International Phonetic Alphabet

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Published on May 6, 2012

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First Video: http://youtu.be/-e66ByetpDY
Second Video (Consonants: Place): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJR1VP...
Third Video (Vowels): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeaghq...

The third video tutorial on the International Phonetic Alphabet and English Pronunciation. This one covers the English Vowels and vowel characteristics in general - Height, Rounding and Backness, with the eventual goal of helping you learn your target language pronunciation based on better understanding your native language.


Some Links:
The main website: http://www.towerofbabelfish.com
Specific language resources for most of the commonly learned languages: http://www.towerofbabelfish.com/Tower...
Anki Deck: http://www.towerofbabelfish.com/cms/?...
Wiki's article on IPA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internat...
English Phonology: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_...
The Sounds of French (aka "How to learn new vowels"): http://youtu.be/hI2Pso1dDjM

Some more vowel charts:

French, German, Italian, English RP and GA: http://www.helsinki.fi/speechsciences...
Russian (compared with German, oddly enough):
http://www.tuninst.net/Romabama/Bur-G...
Spanish (and everything else): http://bartus.org/akustyk/vowel_syste...
Czech: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czech_ph...

@TowerBabelfish: https://t.co/QyVhampn

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