Free lesson from Maria’s course: Pre-test your /ɪ/
How familiar are you with the /ɪ/?
Can you spot the /ɪ/?
Pre-testing your knowledge will help you master this sound faster.
Say these ten words out loud. To check whether you’re getting them right, click the top right arrows to see the phonetic transcriptions, and press Play to hear the words said by a native speaker.
Let’s play those flashcards again
Before moving on to the next section in this lesson, play those ten words once more. Focus on the /ɪ/.
Tip: Don’t worry if you make many pronunciation mistakes at this point, or if you can’t distinguish the /ɪ/ easily. Soon you’re going to get to know this sound.
What’s the accent on those flashcards?
All the flashcards throughout this English pronunciation course have been recorded by native speakers with a Standard British English accent.
In the next section I show you how to produce the /ɪ/.