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Pronpack Sound Chart

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This is a new phonemic chart of the sounds of English for the classroom wall or to hand out to students. You can download it below.

Pronpack Sound Chart with pictures

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This wall chart includes the sounds of English with pictures illustrating example words. Get the students to say what the example words are! Download below.

Sometimes

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Give out the worksheet and ask students to complete the lyric before they listen to the song. They should be able to do this because each missing word is the opposite of the word at the end of the previous line, and the lines are rhyming couplets.

White Christmas

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Have fun in class and raise awareness of how pronunciation affects listening at word level and across words. Find the teacher's notes and worksheet pdf below, plus a video/karaoke of the song, and an audio-only mp3.

Wrong Lyrics 3

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This is a fun awareness-raising activity based on a video - see below. There is also an audio-only version available to download. See also Yes, today and Hay chewed.

Pron Journey hit v heat

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Use this game and video to practice the difference between the vowel sounds in hit v heat. Full instructions in the PDF download below!

Doctor, doctor

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Watch the video for a brief explanation of this pronunciation point. Download the jpeg image. Ask your students to work in pairs and read it aloud. Explain that it is written wrongly and ask them to work out what it should say.

Internet Quiz

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Here is a short quiz, ideal as a fun warmer or finisher, on the topic of the internet. Find the audio and script below. For a harder quiz, try Watery World.

Wrong Lyrics 2

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This is a fun awareness-raising activity based on a video - see below. There is also an audio-only version available to download.

Wrong Lyrics 1

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This is a fun awareness-raising activity matching correct and misheard song lyrics based on a video - see below. There is also an audio-only version available to download.

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