Minimal pairs

Minimal pairs practice

Posted by on August 21st, 2018 | 0 comments | game, IELTS, listening, minimal pairs, phonemes, phonemic alphabet, pronunciation, speaking

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!

  • seat,1,sit,2
  • team,1,Tim,2
  • beat,1,bit,2
  • try,19,tree,1
  • sleep,1,slip,2
  • leave,1,live,2
  • hide,19,hard,11
  • feast,1,fist,2
  • leap,1,lip,2
  • bean,1,bin,2
  • heal,1,hill,2
  • mine,19,mean,1
  • sheep,1,ship,2
  • it,2,eat,1
  • chip,2,cheap,1
  • life,19,laugh,11
  • heat,1,hit,2
  • fit,2,feet,1
  • fill,2,feel,1
  • seen,1,sin,2

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