A minimal pair is two words that sound the same except for one sound. Can you recognise which of two words is being spoken? Have a go!
- Click 'start' and wait for the audio controller to appear.
- If audio doesn't play automatically, click 'play' on the audio controller.
- Click the word you hear.
- Click 'next pair'.
- Repeat steps 3-4
- Green means correct.
- Red means incorrect.
- Click phonemic symbols to hear them.
- Click 'phonemic alphabet' to access the full range of sounds in standard English.
This activity includes 20 minimal pairs.