English Pronunciation and Conversation Skills Software Products
Review of TeLL me MoreÂ® Premium
Review of TeLL Me More Premium English learning software which includes more than 850 hours of learning for all levels, excellent speech recognition and pronunciation practice.
North American English Pronunciation Help Books and Cassettes
Guide overview to buying American English pronunciation books and cassettes to help students develop a standard North American accent.
American Accent Training
This site offers an extensive overview of American pronunciation and offers a six month training course, books and other materials as well as a teacher training courses.
Inogolo provides the correct English pronunciation of the names of people and places. Many, many names in English follow no phonetic rules and can be bewildering to someone learning English. The site contains both phonetic and audio pronunciations, which together provide a very effective means of getting the pronunciation of a name correct.
This site has extensive pronunciation lessons added on a regular basis. It requires Shockwave and QuickTime plugins. Provided by the Okanagan University College.
International Phonetic Association
The association responsible for the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) which is the standard alphabet for help with English and other language pronunciation. Information concerning the association.
Free downloadable IPA font for creating pronunciation documents on your computer. Provided by the Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Sounds of English
Introduction to the sounds of English. It has pictures and photographs to help you pronounce sounds, as well as examples of those sounds. This site concentrates on American pronunciation.
Vowel Differences between American and British English
A rather technical chart comparison of the difference in vowel production between American and British English. Very interesting if you are familiar with the IPA. Provided by the University of Washington.
Cambridge English Online iPhone and iPad Apps
Review of a variety of iPhone and iPad apps by Cambridge English online focusing on learning English sounds and phonetics, as well as having fun for children and adults.