PRONUNCIATION 3: The written versus the spoken word - How good is your perception of British pronunciation?

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The underlined part of the first word represents a specific sound in the English language.
Now look at the words which follow and click on the word or words which also contain the same sound.

Some of the choices may have more than one correct answer.


1) Hi : (big - - - seat - hill - - - little - written - kit - children - winter - - - - - -win - )
2) Door ( - - - low - - worst - - - - sew - - - ware - - - foreign)
3) Bit (bite - - - light - - eat - - heat - - - stage - )
4) Thursday (free - - - then - - this - those - - father - other - - bathe - though - )
5) Car (Share - - bought - - fare - pillar - - cougar - - parry)
6) How ( - both - boat - bought - though - - other - - shoot - - - - - know - - bond - - - show - - flow - )
7) Be (knit - - - - bin - bind - - sweat - - winter - hit - )
8) Up ( - - murder - boot - - father - - - - root - Rupert)
9) Hundred (hour - - honour - - heir - which)
10) Red ( -- father - -- honour - - - heir)
11) Hits (fuzzy - - - - - deals - please - - - )
12) Deals [z] ( - science - - - basic - - - peace - - hats - -)
13) V-ed [id] (past - - launched - made - - finished - - shaved - patched)
14) V-ed [t] ( - succeeded - - grabbed - - shaved - - made - - )
15) V-ed [d] ( - - - - - walked - finished - - past )
16) Rain ( - - - - - air - there - - - - pet - - - - - -)
17) Ship ( - - pleasure - science - change - - scene - - vision - - edge - scheme)