It can really help your English pronunciation if you know the phonetic symbols and the sounds they represent.
Can you ‘decipher’ these common words written phonetically? These words are often mispronounced by English learners.
Check out the main Quick Pronunciation Exercises page with the full list of exercises and links to useful pronunciation pages.
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2. caught / court
7. steak / stake