English language - Pronunciation guides for beginners

The first step in learning English is to learn how to pronounce English sounds and simple English words. One of the easiest way to learn English pronunciation is to watch native English speakers and imitate them.

On this page you will find links to online resources that will help you improve your pronunciation in English language. On some sites listed below you will find short audio or video clips of a native speaker pronouncing slowly English sounds and English words containing these sounds. Sometimes these audio and video clips can be downloaded to your computer.

Some of the sites have video lessons with tips and drills for improving your English pronunciation, where a native speaker explains vocal apparatus movements and gives practical advices.

See also software to learn English pronunciation.

See also English phonetic transcription converters online.

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