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Do You Know The Phonetic Alphabet?

Tɛst jʊər skɪlz.

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The International Phonetic Alphabet is used to represent all the different kinds of sounds used in human language.

Can you guess what all these crazy symbols mean?

  1. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "R" as in "red"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "G" as in "grip"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "AR" as in "car"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "rope" and "round"!

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  2. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "A" as in "hat"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "OO" as in "pool"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "O" as in "on"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "not" and "orange"!

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  3. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "O" as in "hot"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "U" as in "hut"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "OO" as in "good"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "book" and "put"!

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  4. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "O" as in "hot"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "A" as in "that"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "EE" as in "feed"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "cat" and "black"!

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  5. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "AI" as in "wait"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "EE" as in "tweed"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "ER" as in "were"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "day" and "grey"!

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  6. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "J" as in "jog"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Y" as in "yes"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "I" as in "time"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "yank" and "yellow"!

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  7. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "THR" as in "three"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "S" as in "television"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Z" as in "zip"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "casual" and "pleasure"!

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  8. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "SH" as in "shall"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "J" as in "juice"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "F" as in "fire"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "short" and "crash"!

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  9. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    "J" as in "June"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "D" as in "door"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "G" as in "go"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "judge" and "large"!

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  10. What sound is this a symbol for?

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    Incorrect
    "CH" as in "cheese"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "T" as in "tough"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "ASH" as in "wash"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Also as in "church" and "check"!

    Via englishclub.com
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