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Chart/Table for IPA symbols for the sounds of English with Examples, Prepared by: Dr.

Abdullah Shaghi
2014/2015 for Academic Purposes, Zabid-College of Education, Hodeidah University
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Chart/Table for IPA symbols for the Sounds of English with Examples
03/10/2014

Dr. Abdullah Shaghi
Assistant Professor of Linguistics,

Department of English, Zabid-College of Education,
Hodeidah University, Hodeidah, Yemen.
Ph.D., Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Aligarh Muslim University
abdullah.shaghi@gmail.com or drabdullahshaghi@gmail.com or
abdullahshaghi@yahoo.co.uk

The following is the chart for IPA symbols for the sounds of English
consonants, short and long vowels as well as diphthongs with examples of
English words given in a table below:
Chart/Table for IPA symbols for the Sounds of English with Examples
Consonants
Short
Vowels
Long Vowels Diphthongs
p - pip, pot
b - bat, bug
t - tell, table
d - dog, dig
k - cat, key
g - get, gum
f - fish, phone
v - van, vat
- thick, thump, faith
- these, there, smooth
s - sat, sit
z - zebra, zap

- ship
- treasure, leisure
h . hop, hut
t - chip
d - lodge, judge
m . man, mummy
n . man, pan
. sing, wrong
l . let, lips
r . rub, ran
w . wait, worm
j . yet, yacht

- bit, silly
- bet, head
. cat, dad
- dog, rotten
- cut, nut
- put, soot
- about, clever

i - cream, seen
- burn, firm
- hard, far
- corn, faun
u - boob, glue

a - spice, pie
- wait, fate
- toy, joy
- oats, note
a - clown, vow
- bored, poured
- deer, pier
- hair, bear
- cure,