Learn the British English Speech Sounds: International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Literacy Course

Learn the Phonetic Alphabet for British English, get animations, an e-book & worksheets too!

Visualise the speech sounds of English with animations, an e-book, worksheets, and more. Learn to read and use the International Phonetic Alphabet, discover the full range of English speech sounds, and learn the building blocks of English Pronunciation. Become literate in the IPA and notice huge progress in your pronunciation of British English.


Your Instructor


Katie, British Accent Academy
Katie, British Accent Academy

Meet Katie, your UK native Pronunciation Teacher. With an MA in Linguistics (University of Edinburgh) Katie is also certified by the International Phonetic Association. She's been teaching Pronunciation for over 7 years now and she has helped hundreds of students to master English Pronunciation.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  E-Book
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  Front Vowels
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  Central Vowels
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  Back Vowels
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  Diphthongs
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  Plosive Consonants
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  Fricative Consonants
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  Affricate Consonants
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  Nasal Consonants
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  Approximant Consonants
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  Allophones
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Where can I find practical training?
When you sign up for the Free 3-Day Mini Course and the Complete English Pronunciation Course, you will learn how to practise all the speech sounds and patterns shown in this IPA guide. When you book the Complete English Pronunciation Course, you will also have the option to upgrade to the Premium Service, which includes a Premium Course Pack for your own native language and a 1-to-1 Zoom lesson with Katie.

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