phonetics

Phonetics the diphthongs /ɪə/ /əʊ/

/ɪə/ for dear

  • This sound in the words: dear, deer, beer, idea, here and
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /dɪə/ /dɪə/ /bɪə/  /ɪdɪə/ /hɪə/ /hɪə/

/əʊ/ for know

  • In English words the sound is in: no, know, show, snow, hello.
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /nəʊ/ /nəʊ/ /ʃəʊ/ /snəʊ/ /heləʊ/

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