Pronunciation Guide - Vowels

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Pronunciation Guide - Vowels

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ʌ       cup, luck, front, must, mud, but, brother 
ɑ:ʳ * arm, father, farm, drama, art, market
æ mat, black, cat, bat, dab, and
e met, bet, bed, fret, fled
crane, blame, name, main
ə about, a, common, around, together
    (гласный в безударной позиции)
ə:ʳ turn, learn, church, bird, early
ɪ bit, sit, hit, fit, orbit, brisk
ɪ: see, heat, meet, deed, Pete, fleet, greet, key, he
ɒ hot, rock, pot, plot, not, on
ɔ: call, draw, fawn, ball, straw
u put, could, good, cook, full, book, look, took
u: food, blue, glue, clue, mood, groom, pool, roof
eye, five, drive, arrive, my, mine
au out, now, frown, brown, our, town
ou home, blow, grown, most, note
ɔɪ boy, join, moist, point, toy, noise
ju: few, renew, dew, news, cute, mute
eəʳ bear, flare, air, where
ɪəʳ near, ear, clear, dear
uəʳ sure, tour, tourist
juəʳ pure, cure, endure

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* ʳ обозначает звук [r], который произносится в американском варианте английского, если за гласным следует r