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Phonemic Symbols Quiz


Don’t panic if you incorrectly answer any questions. Making mistakes allows you to learn.

#1. / iː /

The actual Answer was: mean. This symbol is often represented by ‘ee’ or ‘ea’ in written English.

#2. / ə /

The actual Answer was: enter. This is the most common sound in spoken English.

#3. / ʃ /

Incorrect. The actual Answer was: wish. Usually represented by the letters ‘sh’ in written English.

#4. / æ /

/ æ / trap, bad

#5. / ð /

Incorrect. The actual Answer was: this. The difference between the first two phonemes here is that the first is voiced and the second unvoiced.


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