English consonant sounds

English consonant sounds

British English consonant sounds

We explain the 24 British English consonant sounds in short videos (Lessons 6-11) and give examples of spelling and quizzes as part of our English pronunciation sounds course.

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The whole course has 12 videos and you can learn all the British English pronunciation sounds in less than 30 minutes.


(6) English Consonant sounds: p b t d

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (p b t d) and the examples.

Spellings: p b t d

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (p b t d).

p pen, apple
b banana, rabbit
t teacher, letter, watched
d dog, address, lived

Quiz: p b t d

Choose the consonant sound (p b t d) that we have underlined in each word.

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(7) English consonant sounds: tʃ dʒ k g

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (tʃ dʒ k g) and the examples.

Spellings: tʃ dʒ k g

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (tʃ dʒ k g).

chair, match, picture
job, gym, image, fridge
k cat, clock, kangaroo, mechanic, queen
g go, bigger

Quiz: tʃ dʒ k g

Choose the consonant sound (tʃ dʒ k g) that we have underlined in each word.

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(8) English consonant sounds: f v θ ð

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (f v θ ð) and the examples.

Spellings: f v θ ð

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (f v θ ð).

f foot, traffic, phone, laugh
v vegetable, of, live
θ think
ð mother, breathe

Quiz: f v θ ð

Choose the consonant sound (f v θ ð) that we have underlined in each word.

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(9) English consonant sounds: s z ʃ ʒ

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (s z ʃ ʒ) and the examples.

Spellings: s z ʃ ʒ

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (s z ʃ ʒ).

s sun, glass, city, nice, scenery
z zero, brothers, raise, maze, jazz
ʃ shower, sugar, national, machine, special
ʒ television, beige

Quiz: s z ʃ ʒ

Choose the consonant sound (s z ʃ ʒ) that we have underlined in each word.

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(10) English consonant sounds: m n ŋ h

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (m n ŋ h) and the examples.

Spellings: m n ŋ h

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (m n ŋ h).

m man, summer, lamb
n nurse, tennis, knife
ŋ thing, think
h house, who

Quiz: m n ŋ h

Choose the consonant sound (m n ŋ h) that is underlined in each word.

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(11) English consonant sounds: l r w j

You can watch, listen and repeat each consonant sound (l r w j) and the examples.

Spellings: l r w j

Here are spelling examples for each consonant sound (l r w j).

l land, wall
r river, tomorrow, write
w week, when, _one, q_ueen
j you, _use, n_ew, v_iew, arg_ue

Quiz: l r w j

Choose the consonant sound (l r w j) that is underlined in each word.

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