In this British English accent training free download lesson, you will learn and practise examples of the /eə/ vowel.
Improve your British accent by practising the /eə/ diphthong in example words and phrases. Repeat-after-me audio lesson for a British English accent. Download this British Accent Training free lesson as an MP3 (right click and save by clicking the audio player).
The symbol and keyword in the image below will help you to remember the sound of the /eə/ diphthong.
In the next part of the lesson, we will do some repeat-after-me British Accent training practice.
British English accent training free download: Practise /eə/
Pay close attention to your articulation and repeat-after-me as clearly as possible. Not every word example in the phrase section contains an /eə/ vowel, but must do. There is at least one /eə/ diphthong in each example phrase.
Now practise your British accent by repeating the individual words and example phrases below.
there look! a fairy is over there!
their their parents
they’re they’re starting at us
where where is Sarah?
everywhere here, there and everywhere
nowhere we’re on a road to nowhere
somewhere somewhere there are bears
air aeroplanes in the air
hair wash your hair
chair sit in a chair
square square the circle
yeah yeah, I’m sure
fair fair’s fair
rare a rare pair of earrings
care care about skincare
wear wear underwear
aware aware of malaria
prepare prepare for germ warfare
swear I swear I’ll be there for you
bare the bare minimum
dare don’t you dare!
flare emergency flares
glare glare of the sun
share get (your) fair share
snare hare in a snare
spare spare key
stare stare at mary
beware beware of malware
compare compare prices
declare nothing to declare
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