Quick Pronunciation Exercise (14) – TV and Film

It can really help your pronunciation if you know the phonetic symbols and the sounds they represent. These quick exercises will help you learn the symbols.

Students often find that they can pronounce a ‘difficult’ word much more easily once they see it written phonetically, because English spelling is often quite treacherous, so to speak!

You will also see how often the schwa sound is used in English.

Can you ‘decipher’ these 12 words related to Television and Film? Scroll down for the answers.

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Check out the main Quick English Pronunciation Exercises page with the full list of exercises and links to very useful pronunciation videos.


Click on a topic for a list of conversation questions you can use in class or a language exchange.

Football / Soccer

Social Media


Books and Reading

Films and Cinema


  1. sitcom
  2. series
  3. repeat
  4. character
  5. performance
  6. plot
  7. costume
  8. subtitles
  9. sequel
  10.  audience
  11.  screen
  12.  role

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1 thought on “Quick Pronunciation Exercise (14) – TV and Film”

  1. 1. Sitcom
    2. Series
    3. Repeat
    4. Character
    5. Performance
    6. Plot
    7. Costume
    8. Subtitle
    9. Sequel
    10. Audience

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