Practise Short /ɪ/ Unstressed in this Standard British Accent Training lesson. Click the audio player above.

In this Standard British Accent Training lesson I teach you word examples with the short ‘I’ /ɪ/ (unstressed) sound in English. Repeat-after-me to develop a standard British accent.

You will learn advanced vocabulary, spelling patterns and phrases that include the short I sound (unstressed) in English.

Standard British Accent Training: unstressed /ɪ/.
The key word for unstressed /ɪ/ is ‘important’. Notice that the stress is on the second syllable.

Now practise your 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:

Standard British Accent Training: Practise Unstressed /ɪ/

withstand

impoverished

ingenious

picnic

dissident

report

mortgage

carriage


Extend Your Learning

◼️ Learn the stressed Short /ɪ/ vowel (part one of this lesson).

◼️An Introduction to learning IPA via EngVid.


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