Tower of Babelfish

Consonants 1: Voicing and Place

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This is the first of several pronunciation videos that explain how the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) works - this one covers consonants in terms of voicing and place. The eventual goal is to gain a tool for understanding pronunciation in your target language by learning it in English first. If you want a hand memorizing this, I’ve just finished my English Pronunciation Anki Deck.Check it out!

English Pronunciation Video Transcript (opens a new window)
If you want translated subtitles, click the “Caption” button in the video, click “Translate Captions,” and select your language.

Currently available pronunciation tutorials:

English Pronunciation:

French Pronunciation (a.k.a., how to learn a lot of new vowels)

Anki Decks: