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British English Phonemes: Place and manner of articulation

Learn the place and manner of articulation of each phoneme in the chart, based on the explanations in Chapter 1 of Kelly, Gerald. How to Teach Pronunciation. Pearson Education Limited, 2000.
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unvoiced bilabial plosive
p
mid back vowel
ɔ:
unvoiced alveolar plosive
t
closing diphthong ending in ɪ
ɔɪ
voiced alveolar plosive
d
centring diphthong
ʊə
unvoiced velar plosive
k
closing diphthong ending in ʊ
voiced velar plosive
g
voiced bilabial nasal
m
open back vowel
ɒ
voiced alveolar nasal
n
close front vowel
i:
unvoiced postalveolar affricate
close back vowel
u:
voiced postalveolar affricate
voiced velar nasal
ŋ
voiced bilabial plosive
b
mid centre vowel
ə
unvoiced labiodental fricative
f
voiced labiodental fricative
v
close front vowel
ɪ
unvoiced dental fricative
θ
open centre vowel
ɑ:
voiced dental fricative
ð
closing diphthong ending in ʊ
əʊ
unvoiced alveolar fricative
s
centring diphthong
ɪə
voiced alveolar fricative
z
open front vowel
æ
unvoiced palato-alveolar fricative
ʃ
mid centre vowel
ɜ:
voiced palato-alveolar fricative
ʒ
close back vowel
ʊ
unvoiced glottal fricative
h
open centre vowel
ʌ
voiced palatal approximant
j
mid front vowel
e
closing diphthong ending in ɪ
voiced velar approximant (also a semi-vowel)
w
voiced alveolar lateral
l
centring diphthong
post-alveolar approximant
r
closing diphthong ending in ɪ