GuruEAP

Academic English not only for Indonesians
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Lin Kit – A pronunciation app

When listening to an English native speaker, it can sometimes be difficult to hear where one word ends and another begins. Native speakers join or link words when they speak so that it’s easier to speak quickly. (more…)

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Phonemic Chart

Click phonemes to hear examples! (more…)

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Scissor

Indonesian flag Indonesian students of English are lucky in that the sounds of their language are quite close to the sounds of English. However, here is a song that focuses on two pronunciation features that are rare in Bahasa Indonesia: (more…)

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Minimal pairs /s/ , /ʃ/

In minimal pair activity we listen to the difference between Sue and ‘shoe’, and maybe learn how to say “Sue’s shoe!” (more…)

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Minimal pairs /e/ , /eɪ/

Comparing the short /e/, and the diphthong /eɪ/. Click or touch the sound you hear! (more…)

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Minimal pairs /e/ , /æ/

In this activity we practice recognising the short ‘a’ and the short ‘e’ in minimal pairs. Click or touch the sound you hear! (more…)

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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! (more…)

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Minimal pairs practice

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! (more…)

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Phonemic Bingo!

A little game to let you practice listening to and producing the sounds of English! (more…)

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College colleagues

I’m very busy during the week, but at weekends I go out with my colleges.

Indonesian flag This was something I overheard someone say, although I sometimes see the same error in writing. Mostly it’s a pronunciation problem that influences written form. (more…)