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Transcribe the initial and final sounds in each of the following words

edited December 2022 in General


1. Transcribe the initial and final sounds in each of the following words:

ago (/əˈɡəʊ/)

air(/eə(r)/)

arm(/ɑː(r)m/)

at(strong/æt/ weak/ət/)

ate (/et/,/eɪt/,/eɪt/)

Bay( /beɪ/)

chairs(/tʃeə(r)/)

cow(/ˈkaʊ/)

dish(/dɪʃ/)

Earth( /ɜː(r)θ/)

enter(/ˈentə(r)/)

fox (/fɒks/)

Free(/friː/)

Give(/ɡɪv/)

High( /haɪ/)

jelly (/ˈdʒeli/)

Look(/lʊk/)

Money( /ˈmʌni/)

Near(/nɪə(r)/)

neck (/nek/)

October( /ɒkˈtəʊbə(r)/)

oyster (/ˈɔɪstə(r)/)

Poor(/pɔː(r)/ /pʊə(r)/)

Real (/rɪəl/)

The(/ði/)

Thing(/θɪŋ/)

Two(/tuː/)

Uncle(/ˈʌŋk(ə)l/)

Young(/jʌŋ/)

2. What English words are represented by the following transcriptions?

/ʃot/ (shot), /treʒə/ (treasure), /kju:t/ (kyut), /ju:/ (you),/mİ:t/ (meat), /tʃ3:tʃ/(church)

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