In this RP British accent training lesson, you will learn and practise examples of the /eɪ/ diphthong.
Improve your British accent by practising the /eɪ/ diphthong in example words and phrases. Repeat-after-me audio lesson for a British English accent.
RP British Accent Training: Practise /eɪ/
Now practise your RP British accent by repeating with the individual words and example phrases below. Pay close attention to your articulation and repeat-after-me as clearly as possible:
Common Words Containing /eɪ/ in the RP Accent
they all I wanna say is that they don’t really care about us day pay day
hey hey babe
okay okay, that’s great
maybe maybe see you later baby
always always to blame
away can’t pay? we’ll take it away!
same same old story
eight eight days late
face say it to my face
male mailmen are male
name say my name, say my name
rain the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain
may may all your dreams come true
take take your pick
stay won’t you stay another day?
Play play it safe
make make a big deal out of it
place there’s no place like home
ate Jane ate a steak
base military base
bathe bathe in the Great Lakes
case just in case
cave don’t cave in
fate destiny, fate
hate haters gonna hate
late I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date!
gate garden gate
pale pale in comparison
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