Vowel sounds and symbols

This course uses the phonetic alphabet as symbols for these vowel sounds.

Listen to each sound and notice it's symbol.

/iy/ as in "eat"

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/I/ as in "it"

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/Ɛ/ as in "pet"

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/æ/ as in "apple"

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/eiy/ as in "ate"

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(unstressed) /Ә/ as in "about"

(stressed) /Ʌ/ as in "up"

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/u/ as in "to"

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/Ʊ/ as in "book"

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/ow/ as in "Oh"

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/a/ as in "hot"

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/æow/ as in "out"

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/aiy/ as in "I"

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/oiy/ as in "boy"

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/ju/ as in "you"