phonetics

The diphthongs /eə/ /ʊə/

 /eə/ for care

  • This sound is in the words: air, chair, hair, their, there, tear (v).
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /eə/ /keə/  /tʃeə/  /heə/  /ðeə/  /ðeə/ /teə/

/ʊə/ for tour

  • In English words the sound is in: tour, plural, and Europe.
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /tʊə/ /’plʊərəl/  /’jʊərəp/

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