Individual Sounds in British English

Key

     Short sounds
     Long sounds
     Diphthongs
     Voiced
     Unvoiced

Vowel Sounds

ɪ fish  ɪː tree æ cat ɑː car
ɒ clock ɔː horse ʊ bull uː boot
ə computer ɜː bird e egg ʌ up
eɪ train əʊ phone aɪ bike aʊ owl
ɔɪ boy ɪə ear eə chair ʊə tourist

Consonant Sounds

p parrot b baby k key g girl
f flower v vase t t-shirt d dog
s snake z zebra ʃ shower ʒ television
θ thumb ð father tʃ cheese dʒ jazz
l leg r right w witch j yellow
m monkey n nose ŋ sing h house