– Find the pronunciation of each < ed > ending in the transcriptions:

Answer

played = /d/
stopped = /t/
recorded = /ɪd/

<ed> endings are pronounced:

      /d/ after a voiced sound (stayed, judged).
/t/ after a voiceless sound (finished, watched).
/ɪd/ after /t/ or /d/ (wanted, faded).

– Is the < s > ending pronounced /s/ or /z/ in each word?

Answers & Audio

/t/

shopped ripped messed fished washed fetched licked trekked

/d/

poured bailed booed sewed pleased arranged loaned robbed

/ɪd/

afforded boasted raided bloated needed carted herded alluded

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/t/ vs [ʔ]

/t/ vs [ʔ]

- Which < t > is pronounced differently? The < t > in ‘lightning’ is pronounced differently: LIGHT /lʌɪt/ LIGHTNING /ˈlʌɪʔnɪŋ/ LIGHTER /ˈlʌɪtə/ When /t/ is at the end of a syllable and the next sound is a consonant, /t/ can be pronounced [ʔ] in connected...

Silent Letters (Plosives)

Silent Letters (Plosives)

- Match each IPA transcription to its picture:Previous & Next Lessons ← [ʔ] /t/ vs [ʔ] → Related Lessons

/ʔ/

/ʔ/

[ʔ] In a nutshell, not many cat flaps have white doors. Lightning isn’t common in Hertfordshire or Wiltshire. Previous & Next Lessons Related Lessons

/tʃ,dʒ/

/tʃ,dʒ/

/tʃ,dʒ/ This jam jar is actually attached to the fridge. Which butcher suggested pigeon for lunch? Previous & Next Lessons ← /k,g/ [ʔ] → Related Lessons

/k,g/

/k,g/

/k,g/ Look, quite a good example of a blog on crime fiction. Kate’s Greek guests came back craving English cuisine. Previous & Next Lessons Related Lessons

/t,d/

/t,d/

/t,d/ Tonight, let’s spend some time doing not a lot at all. David’s debts spiralled out of control until he sought advice. Previous & Next Lessons Related Lessons

/p,b/

/p,b/

/p,b/ Pick up a blue umbrella before departing. Playing piggy backs at the party absorbed the boys completely. Previous & Next Lessons Related Lessons