Interactive Phonemic Charts

Created by Adrian Underhill

This free teaching tool gives audio examples of the English phoneme set. Click on the phonemes to hear the sound and a sample word.

Find out more about how the chart works and how it can help you in the classroom in a series of exclusive videos with Adrian dedicated to teaching pronunciation skills.

Adrian Underhill is the series editor for the Macmillan Books for Teachers and author of Sounds Foundations, the inspiration behind the award-winning Sounds: Pronunciation App

British English phonemic chart   American English phonemic chart

Phonemic chart for British English

We have a larger version of the British English Phonemic chart and a printable PDF version available:

View larger version   Download PDF



Phonemic chart for American English

We have a larger version of the American English Phonemic chart and a printable PDF version available:

View larger version   Download PDF