spelling

Silent bs and double ts

In English, the silent letters often wreak havoc with pronunciation. Silent bs can be particularly problematic: debt subtle dumb comb tomb thumb bomb, bomber, bombing, bombs – most problematic for Swedish speakers since Swedish has the word ‘bomb’ and most Swedish teachers of English teach bomb… Read More ›

Phonetic Alphabet

International Phonetic Alphabets for international dialects The sounds of English and English pronunciation Free easy read chart of the phonetic alphabet – printable version This site allows you to type words phonetically British Council Phonetic alphabet chart