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LearnEnglish Sounds Right

Sounds Right is the British Council's first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide.

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LearnEnglish Sounds Right is the British Council’s free pronunciation chart for learners and teachers of English worldwide.


Do you have difficulty with the sounds and pronunciation of the English language, or with understanding the symbols of the phonemic alphabet? With LearnEnglish Sounds Right on your phone or tablet you can practise anywhere and anytime. Just tap a sound and you will hear it. Tap the downward arrow sign and listen to three example words with that sound.


Do you use phonemic script in class to help your students with their pronunciation? With LearnEnglish Sounds Right installed on your class set of devices, or your students’ own devices, you can teach the individual sounds and symbols easily.

  • The pure vowels are arranged the same way as in the IPA chart: according to mouth shape (left to right, lips wide / round – top to bottom, jaw closed / open).
  • The diphthongs are grouped in rows according to their second sound.
  • The consonants are arranged from left (front of mouth) to right (back of mouth). The top two rows of consonants are paired (top row – unvoiced, second row – voiced). When you tap a plosive consonant, the schwa (ə) appears. This is because the plosives were recorded with a schwa for clarity.

We hope you enjoy using this chart! If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave a comment below.


 hi nice to met you .

 goodnight,  I wish learn english...I can read but can not speak 

Very usefull Site! Could this be supplied with a movie showing a man's (woman's) face while pronouncing the
sounds? Thank you = Vlfdimir49

Hi Vladimir49.
That's a great idea and something we will look at doing in future versions.
Hope you like the app,
Neil Ballantyne for the LE Mobile team

 you can enter this website. you will find your order. ( . then choose Grammer&Vocabulary&Pronunciation that  is at the left  of the page. at the down choose pronounciation will found all the vowel which you need. Good luck

Great for leaning lesson

does it work for iphone?

Hi sati alotaibi
This app is only for the iPad and is not available on the iPhone at present. If that changes we will of course update these pages to let you know.
Thanks for your feedback,
Neil Ballantyne for the LE Mobile team

Hi all. I don't have Apad :))

i like this website too, but i am poor, i do not have ipad, i just have a out of date mobile phone. huhuhu.
i am very happy if someone talk with me by skype or yahoo.