Minimal pairs /ɪ/ , /i:/

Q:What did the bean say to the bin?
A: How’ve you been?
In this activity we practice recognising short and long ‘i’ sounds in minimal pairs. Click or touch the sound you hear!

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  1. Click 'start' and wait for the audio controller to appear.
  2. If audio doesn't play automatically, click 'play' on the audio controller.
  3. Click the word you hear.
  4. Click 'next pair'.
  5. 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 18 minimal pairs.

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